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199 Cemeteries Giveaway!

Tomorrow is the magic day.  199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die officially comes out. It’s been an amazing ride so far.  An editor from Black Dog & Leventhal (an imprint of Hachette) contacted me last September to ask if … Continue reading

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The Symbols of Oakland Cemetery

by Richard Waterhouse We all have quiet, calm places that we go to during times of transition. Atlanta’s Oakland Cemetery has always been that place for me. My first encounter with the cemetery was in 1988, when I was at … 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 UPDATE: You can order the book directly from Mark now: http://www.balloggphoto.com/pere-lachaise-book.php I own many, many cemetery books. This is the most beautiful of all of them. Mark Ballogg’s photography is … Continue reading

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Burden of Wings

Burden of Wings by Mauro Marinelli My rating: 5 of 5 stars Photographer Mauro Marinelli turned to polaroids to capture the cemeteries through which he found himself wandering. The nature of polaroids lends itself to glimpses rather than views, to … Continue reading

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Simon Marsden’s Memento Mori

Memento Mori: Churches and Churchyards of England by Simon Marsden My rating: 2 of 5 stars A book by Simon Marsden on cemeteries? How could that possibly lose? After I enjoyed Marsden’s Ghosthunter and The Haunted Realm, I expected to … Continue reading

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