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Q&A with Mary Roach


Interviewed by Susan Straight

This interview appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of Dimensions magazine.

The Washington Post has called Mary Roach “America’s funniest science writer.” She is the best-selling author of six books: Grunt, Packing for Mars, Bonk, Spook, Gulp, and Stiff. She has received numerous awards, appeared on national media such as the Daily Show and the Colbert Report, and written countless articles for publications such as Outside, Wired, National Geographic, and the New York Times Magazine. She also reviews books for the New York Times. She’s currently working on her next book, which will be published in 2020.

Listen to the interview here.

Read the full transcript here.

Photo by Jen Siska