Category Archives: Cemetery book review

Reviews of cemetery books.

A History of Recoleta Cemetery

City of Angels The History of Recoleta Cemetery by Omar López Mato My rating: 3 of 5 stars Books in English on Argentina’s Recoleta Cemetery are impossible to find, so I was thrilled when this one turned up on Amazon. … Continue reading

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Appomattox Confederate Cemetery

The Confederate Cemetery of Appomattox by Patrick A. Schroeder My rating: 2 of 5 stars The story of this little cemetery is interesting, even if its name is misleading. (Spoiler: there’s a “Federalist” buried there, too.) The highlights of the … Continue reading

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Here Lies America

Here Lies America: A Collection of Notable Graves by Nancy Eills My rating: 4 of 5 stars Every collection of the graves of famous people is idiosyncratic, reflecting the passions and curiosity of the photographers. Because this collection comes from … Continue reading

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Where Are They Buried?

Where Are They Buried?: How Did They Die? Fitting Ends and Final Resting Places of the Famous, Infamous, and Noteworthy by Tod Benoit My rating: 5 of 5 stars Any collection of famous people’s grave sites is going to be … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Cemetery Book in my Collection

Pere Lachaise by Mark Ballogg My rating: 4 of 5 stars I own many, many cemetery books. This is the most beautiful of all of them. Mark Ballogg’s photography is a revelation. The range of tones and the precision of … Continue reading

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