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Stiff by Mary Roach
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Jan 31, 13

Read from April 30, 2012 to January 31, 2013


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05/01/2012 page 28
9.0% "Mary Roach is now broadening the weirdness of my Google searches to include "anal fistula." I would have preferred a simple footnote."
05/10/2012 page 89
29.0% "I'm in the breakroom and I want to read about the honorable dead. Thanks, cadavers! "Windshields today have even more give, enabling the modern-day head to undergo a 30-mph unbelted car crash straight into a wall and come away with little to complain about save a welt and an owner whose driving skills are up there with the average cadaver's.""
05/15/2012 page 140
46.0% ""[…]I keep shepherding the conversation back to dead bodies, which Lowden clearly doesn't enjoy very much. You would think a man who felt comfortable extolling the virtues of hollow-point bullets ("expands to twice its size and just thumps that person") would be okay talking about dead bodies, but apparently not.""
05/15/2012 page 140
46.0% ""[…]I keep shepherding the conversation back to dead bodies, which Lowden clearly doesn't enjoy very much. You would think a man who felt comfortable extolling the virtues of hollow-point bullets ("expands to twice its size and just thumps that person") would be okay talking about dead bodies, but apparently not.""

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