Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

By Mary Roach

W. W. Norton & Company, Paperback, 9780393348743, 348pp.

Publication Date: April 2014


Like all of Roach's books, Gulp is as much about human beings as it is about human bodies.

About the Author
Mary Roach is the author of Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void, Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex, Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, and Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers. Her writing has appeared in Outside, Wired, National Geographic, and the New York Times Magazine, among others. She lives in Oakland, California.