Stiff the curious lives of human cadavers and millions of other books are available for amazon kindle learn more enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone tablet or computer no kindle device required. Stiff the curious lives of human cadavers is a 2003 non fiction work by mary roach published by w w norton company it details the unique scientific contributions of the deceased in the book roach gives firsthand accounts of cadavers a history of the use of cadavers and an exploration of the surrounding ethical moral issues she places each chapters content into a historical context . Stiff is an oddly compelling often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem for two thousand years cadavers some willingly some unwittingly have been involved in sciences boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. And in stiff she explores the lives of human cadavers from the time of the ancient egyptians all the way up to current campaigns for human composting along the way she recounts with morbidly infectious glee how dead bodies are used for research ranging from car safety and plastic surgery youll cancel your next collagen injection after . For 2000 years cadavers some willingly some unwittingly have been involved in sciences boldest strides and weirdest undertakings stiff is an oddly compelling often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem
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