In the 2017 Pierce County READS book, author and journalist Mary Roach turns her eye on the science and research that goes into helping to keep soldiers safe and well in extreme conditions.
Find answers to questions you didn’t know to ask.
- What’s a chicken gun?
- How much body armor and equipment can a soldier carry and still be able to function?
- Can a stink bomb really end a war?
You can get copies of Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War at the Sumner Pierce County Library. There will be a book discussion in Sumner at the library on April 13 at 7 pm. You can also meet the author on April 28, 7 pm, at the McGavick Center in Lakewood or watch a live stream of her talk at the Ryan House.