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 Book Review: “Spook: Science Tackles The Afterlife” by Mary Roach

The search for scientific evidence of a soul and an afterlife

In the preface to “Spook: Science Tackles The Afterlife,” author Mary Roach tells her reader that she is not interested in philosophical debates on the soul, but neither is Spook a “debunking book” for skeptics. (Debunking books assume an outcome … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers” by Mary Roach

Discover the scientific approach to life after death

Mary Roach’s “Stiff” is by no means a book that was meant for the masses to enjoy. The incredible detail with which the author documents the important work that corpses have done in the name of science is intensely morbid. … Continue reading

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