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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 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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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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The Loved One

My space opera trilogy is finally all finished, except for the going over the copyeditor’s notes on the last book, so I can turn my thoughts back to graveyards.  I’ve visited several lovely ones in the California Wine Country in … Continue reading

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