May Online Book Club Discussion: Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, by Mary Roach

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Date/Time
Date(s) - May 24, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
UU Casper or on Zoom

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May’s Book Club book is Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, by Mary Roach.  Instead of the usual last Monday of the month, discussion will be held online on Monday May 24th, 6:30 pm. You have the option of attending in person at UU Casper or on Zoom. Click here for how to attend on Zoom. You can pick up a copy at UU Casper, or email news@uucasper.org or contact Laura Gossman to request a copy. Everyone is welcome!

From https://www.maryroach.net/stiff.html, For 2,000 years, cadavers — some willingly, some unwittingly — have been involved in science’s boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem.

  • New York Times bestseller
  • Amazon.com 2003 Editor’s Choice book
  • Barnes&Noble Discover Great New Writers book
  • A Borders Original Voices book
  • Winner of the Elle Reader’s Prize

A Best Books of 2003 selection by:

  • Entertainment Weekly
  • The San Francisco Chronicle
  • The Seattle Times
  • The San Jose Mercury
  • The Las Vegas Mercury
  • NPR’s “Science Friday”