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Ghostland

An American History in Haunted Places

One of NPR's Great Reads of 2016

“A lively assemblage and smart analysis of dozens of haunting stories… absorbing…[and] intellectually intriguing.”—The New York Times Book Review

An intellectual feast ...

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The Morbid Anatomy Anthology

Since 2008, the Morbid Anatomy Library of Brooklyn, New York, has hosted some of the best scholars, artists and writers working along the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine, death and the macabre, religion and spectacle. The ...

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Afterlives of the Saints

Stories from the Ends of Faith

In Afterlives of the Saints, Colin Dickey presents us with a history of faith as told through some of the strangest stories of the saints. These are saints who murder, saints who gouge out their own eyes and hold them out for inspection, saints who ...

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Cranioklepty

Grave Robbing and the Search for Genius

The after-death stories of Franz Joseph Haydn, Ludwig Beethoven, Swedenborg, Sir Thomas Browne and many others have never before been told in such detail and vividness. Fully illustrated with some surprising images, this is a fascinating and ...

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