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Mississippi Churchyards

Country Churchyards by Eudora Welty My rating: 4 of 5 stars What a charming little book this is! It contains 90 black-and-white photographs, snapped by the grand dame of Southern literature in Mississippi churchyards during in the 1930s and 40s. … Continue reading

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Cemetery Photos from the Library of Congress

Cemeteries by Keith Eggener My rating: 3 of 5 stars I’m not sure why this book is so expensive. Yes, it’s full of black and white photographs, but really, $75? It’s not worth that. Assembled from the Library of Congress’s … Continue reading

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Knoxville: The Marble City

The Marble City: A Photographic Tour of Knoxville’s Graveyards by Jack Neely My rating: 4 of 5 stars Knoxville is the third-largest city in Tennessee, best known now as a college town. Originally it served as the frontier capital of … Continue reading

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Lovely Photos of a Bygone Era

Carved Memories: Heritage in Stone from the Russian Jewish Pale by David Goberman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Robert Pinsky’s introduction to this collection of David Goberman’s gravestone photography is poetic and devastating. Pinsky speaks of these gravestones as … Continue reading

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Vacation in Edinburgh

My dear friend Jeff is on a continuing mission to travel to all the ends of the earth.  He returned from Scotland and sent me these photos from the Greyfriars Kirkyard in Edinburgh.  With his permission, I share them with you. *** You … Continue reading

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