The Sawbones Book: The Hilarious, Horrifying Road to Modern Medicine

| Paperback | Revised and Updated For 2020 | NY Times Best Seller | Medicine and Science | Sawbones Podcast

Written By: Sydnee McElroy, Teylor Smirl, Justin McElroy
Newly revised and updated for 2020, this new Paperback edition of the bestselling Sawbones Book gives you a fascinating, horrifying, funny and memorable tour through centuries of medical Experimentation and practice. Learn about trepanation, CBD, Norovirus, Chickenpox, Diabetes, and more, all inspired by Sawbones' 300+ podcast episodes.
Format: Softbound
Publication Date: 12/29/2020
ISBN: 9781681886510
Pages: 232
Trim Size: 6.7 x 8.5

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Sydnee McElroy, Author: Sydnee McElroy has a BS in biology (2005) and an MD (2009) from Marshall University. She currently is a practicing licensed family physician and an assistant professor of medical education with Marshall.

Teylor Smirl, Illustrator: Teylor Smirl is a graduate of New York’s School of the Visual Arts; their work has been featured in comics such as Amazing Forest as well as their own series, Flightless Birds. As Sydnee’s sibling, they are part of the ever-growing McElroy (and family) podcasting empire, co-hosting Neat! The Boozecast and Still Buffering with Sydnee and their youngest sister, Rileigh.

Justin McElroy, Author: Justin McElroy is a 15-year journalism veteran with two awards from the Ohio Associated Press for business writing. He has served as the managing editor of AOL’s Joystiq and Vox Media’s Polygon (of which he’s also a founder).