Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (Review)

This is the first book of Roach’s that I’ve read, and I’ll definitely be going back for more.

Stiff explores the history of cadavers – dead bodies used for science – and ethical implications throughout the ages of their use. You might think that this would be a dry subject, but you would be wrong. Indeed, Roach manages to approach the topic with just enough candor and humour to make it interesting, but not so much as to show disrespect.

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