Keck School of Medicine Events
USC Visions and Voices
Gulp, Stiff, Spook, Bonk and Packing for Mars,, An Action - Packed Conversation with Mary Roach
Thursday, October 17, 2013
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
.Mayer Auditorium, Keith Administration Building, 1975 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90033
Book Signing and reception to follow. Admission id Free. Reservations required. RSVP at visionsandvoices.usc.edu.
America's funniest science writer, Mary Roach has investigated the science around, sex, cadavers, the afterlife and travel to Mars-and shared her findings in humerus, captivating prose. She id the author of the New York Times best sellers Packing for Mars: The Curous Science of Life in the Void Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Spook: Science Takes the Afterlife, and Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex. Her newest book, Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, takes us on a journey through the digestive system. With her characteristic intelligence and wit, Roach will discuss the medical and scientific aspects of her book with Megan Rosenbloom of the USC Norris Medical Library. In conjunction, the USC Libraries will display rare medical and science materials related to Roach's book topics.
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