Mary Roach is the author of Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, and several previous books including: Gulp. Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, 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.
Author Mary Roach dives into the odd and fascinating experiments conducted by the military.
In “Grunt,” author Mary Roach looks at the technology used to battle disease, shock, and exhaustion in the ranks.