The author 's writing comes across as reportorial, but with a clear sense of humor; even the footnotes are used to both informational and comedic effect. --Time Out New York
[Her] style is at its most substantial and most hilarious in the zero-gravity realm that Packing for Mars explores. As startling as it is funny. --Janet Maslin"
Truly funny.... Roach's writing is supremely accessible, but there's never a moment when you aren't aware of how much research she's done into unexplored reaches of space travel. "
This is the kind of smart, smirky stuff that Roach does so well.--Geoff Nicholson
Cool answers to questions about the void you didn t even know you had."
An utterly fascinating account, made all the more entertaining by the author s ever-amused tone."
An impish and adventurous writer with a gleefully inquisitive mind and stand-up comic s timing."
The author s writing comes across as reportorial, but with a clear sense of humor; even the footnotes are used to both informational and comedic effect.--Time Out New York"
A delightful, illuminating grab bag of space-flight curiosities.
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The bestselling author of Stiff explores the irresistibly strange universe of space travel and life without gravity