• Morbid Anatomy Anthology Released. Like the Kraken.

    And lo, the Morbid Anatomy Anthology is now available for one and all to read. Death Ref John brings up the Anthology’s rear with an…

  • Last Words Reprise

    I posted a bit ago about William Brahms’ Last Words of Notable People. I wasn’t the first (and certainly shan’t be the last) to get super-nerdy about it.

    Check out author John Green’s lovely, spastic video review. Hee hee!

    I posted a bit ago about William Brahms’ Last Words of Notable People. I wasn’t the first (and certainly shan’t be the last) to get…

  • “Last Words” Scholarly at Last

    Last Words of Notable People William B. Brahms. (2010). 680 pages. Haddonfield, NJ: Reference Desk Press. ISBN: 978-09765325-2-1 Press kit with sample pages (PDF) Order…

  • Librarian in New Mexico Collates Murders in Juarez

    A Gruesome Reckoning: Librarian Sifts Mexican Press to Tally Drug-Cartel-Related Killings in Ju├írez Ana Campoy, Wall Street Journal (June 15, 2010) With 2,633 homicides in…

  • Mr. Freeze

    The January 25 issue of the New Yorker features an amusing article about cryopreservation of bodies, a.k.a. cryogenics or cryonics. The article doesn’t so much…

  • The Weird Book Room

    The Weird Book Room has a little something for everyone. As part of the larger AbeBooks.com, this little corner of the website offers titles you…