Can we give Grandma a Viking funeral? Why don’t animals dig up all the graves? Will my hair keep growing in my coffin after I’m buried? Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. Here she offers her factual, hilarious and candid answers to 35 of the most interesting, sharing the lore and science of what happens to, and inside, our bodies after we die. Why do corpses groan? What causes bodies to turn strange colours during decomposition? And why do hair and nails appear longer after death? The answers are all within.