Exchange Exemplar: Making No Bones About... Well, Bones
It's at the center of many a mystery movie: the discovery of old human remains. Mildly gruesome, but still fascinating.
That might have something to do with how seldom we see the many bones of the human body. There's a lot going on inside us that is best left in there.
But Riley Black, writing as Brian Switek, brings our bones into the light of day in the book Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life of Bone. It's a bit of history, a bit of culture (think Halloween), and a lot of fun. We replay our 2019 interview here.