I’m off to debut a new lecture called Whistling Past the Graveyard at StokerCon on the Queen Mary this morning. It’s a collection of stories about ghosts, vampires, and the devil — and the graveyards they roam.
I put together a bibliography of books that inspired me in my research, but I thought others might find it interesting:
A Grave Interest Blog by Joy Neighbors
Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, and Ella Morton (Workman Publishing, 2016).
Beyond the Highgate Vampire: A True Case of Supernatural Occurrences and Vampirism that Centered Around London’s Highgate Cemetery by David Farrant (British Psychic and Occult Society, 1997).
Cemetery Stories by Katherine Ramsland (Harper Collins, 2001).
Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places by Colin Dickey (Viking, 2016).
Gone But Not Forgotten: New England’s Ghost Towns, Cemeteries, and Memorials by Summer Paradis and Cathy McManus (Schiffer, 2013).
Graveyards of Chicago: The People, History, Art, and Lore of Cook County Cemeteries by Matt Hucke and Ursula Bielski (Lake Claremont Press, 1999).
Haunted Cemeteries: Creepy Crypts, Spine-Tingling Spirits, and Midnight Mayhem by Tom Ogden (Globe Pequot Press, 2010).
Metairie Cemetery: An Historical Memoir by Henri A. Gandolfo (Stewart Enterprises, 1998).
New Orleans Architecture, Volume III: The Cemeteries edited by Mary Louise Christovich (Pelican Publishing Company, 1997).
New Orleans Ghosts by Victor C. Klein (Ordo Templi Veritatis, 1996).
The Highgate Vampire: The Infernal World of the Undead Unearthed at London’s Highgate Cemetery and Environs by Sean Manchester (Gothic Press, 1991).
Weird U.S. by Mark Moran and Mark Sceurman (Sterling, 2004).
Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel by Loren Rhoads (Automatism Press, forthcoming in 2017).
199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die by Loren Rhoads (Black Dog/Leventhal, forthcoming in 2017).