Mary Roach

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Birthday
20, 1959
Birthplace
Etna, NH
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Birthday
20, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Etna, NH

About

An American author known for her works of popular science, she published such titles as Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers and Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal. Her numerous, award-winning journal articles include How to Win at Germ Warfare and The Bamboo Solution.

Before Fame

In 1981, she graduated from Wesleyan University, and worked as a freelance copy editor. She published her bestselling book, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, in 2003.

Trivia

She has written for GQ, The New York Times Magazine, Wired, Vogue, and Outside Magazine.

Family Life

She married Ed Rachles, an illustrator. Together, the couple had two daughters.

Associated With

She has been a guest on Art Bell's radio talk show Coast to Coast AM.