Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
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|Subject||Science, Biology, Anatomy|
|Publisher||W. W. Norton & Company|
- Maslin, Janet (April 4, 2013). Food and You, From One End to the Other. Books of the Times (The New York Times). Retrieved June 1, 2013.
- Publishers Weekly. (January 21, 2013) Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal Starred Review (Publishers Weekly.) Retrieved June 1, 2013.
The book covers 17 topics:
- Ugly Job: Tasting has little to do with taste
- I'll Have the Putrescine: Your pet is not like you
- Liver and Opinions: Why do we eat what we eat and despise the rest
- The Longest Meal: Can thorough chewing lower the national debt?
- Hard to Stomach: The acid relationship of William Beaumont and Alexis St. Martin
- Spit Gets a Polish: Someone ought to bottle the stuff
- A Bolus of Cherries: Life at the oral processing lab
- Big Gulp: How to survive being swallowed alive
- Dinner's Revenge: Can the eaten eat back?
- Stuffed: The science of eating yourself to death
- Up Theirs: The alimentary canal as criminal accomplice
- Inflammable You: Fun with hydrogen and methane
- Dead Man's Bloat: And other diverting tales from the history of flatulence research
- Smelling a Rat: Does noxious flatus do more than clear a room?
- Eating Backward: Is the digestive tract a two-way street
- I'm All Stopped Up: Elvis Presley's megacolon, and other ruminations on death by constipation
- The Ick Factor: We can cure you, but there's just one thing
|This article relies too much on references to primary sources. (May 2013)|
- Gulp Video Book Trailer
- Mary Roach's website.
- Gulp page on Publisher's Site, W.W. Norton and Company
- Roach talks about Stiff on NPR
- Roach talks about Gulp on Bullseye with Jesse Thorn
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