Mary Roach

Apr. 12, 2013

Down the Gullet: A Guided Tour of Your Guts

In Gulp., science writer Mary Roach travels through the intestines--and out the other end.

food, eating, digestion, nutrition, intestines, stomach, taste, flavor, Mary Roach, Gulp, Gulp. Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

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