Click here to see  the excellent book trailer for Mary Roach’s new book, Packing for Mars. Roach is the acclaimed author of three previous books: Stiff, Spook, and Bonk. Her website is  here.

Mary Roach will visit  THE BOOK WORKS on Tuesday, August 10!

Secondary engagements:  Roach will be interviewed on NPR’s Talk of the Nation on August 2 (Monday).

Also on August 2 Roach will air with Jon Stewart as part of his now trademark practice of  inviting Book Works guests to The Daily Show (see: Jonah Lehrer, Tom Zoellner, Sean Carroll…).