I don’t have any particular interest in space exploration, but I love myself a little Mary Roach. In her previous books (Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex, and Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal), she always managed to make me laugh, no matter the subject matter. So I figured that I’d give this a try.
This is the second of Roach’s books that I’ve read – the first was Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers – and I wasn’t disappointed. I’ll definitely be picking up another of her books soon.
In Bonk, Roach tackles of the topic of medical research that looks at sexual physiology. Unlike her last book, Roach actually had quite a hard time getting to see firsthand what kind of research was being done in this field.