Now available in paperback--The Mummy Congress is "e;clear, direct and intense . . . all the stories sparkle. Pringle is a crack-shot storyteller."e; --New York Times Book ReviewPerhaps the most eccentric of all scientific meetings, the World Congress on Mummy Studies brings together mummy experts from all over the globe and airs their latest findings. Who are these scientists, and what draws them to this morbid yet captivating field? The Mummy Congress, written by acclaimed science journalist Heather Pringle, examines not just the world of mummies, but also the people obsessed with them.
Science, Obsession, and the Everlasting Dead