Monthly Archives: August 2011

Boing Boing blurb–thank you

Thank you to Boing Boing for their very kind blurb:http://boingboing.net/2011/08/12/the-empire-of-death-a-cultural-history-of-ossuaries-and-charnel-houses.html

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Book availability and “Look Inside” preview

The book is currently available for pre-order from Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Empire-Death-Cultural-History-Ossuaries/dp/0500251789/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1302660427&sr=8-1 I am also told that it is listed at various Amazon international sites (in Germany: Amazon.de, in Canada: Amazon.ca, etc.), and at various retailer sites, including the websites for Borders, … Continue reading

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New guidebook for the Paris Catacombs

Many thanks to Gilles Thomas, who was kind enough to send me a copy of his new guidebook for the Paris Catacombs (thank you, appreciated). He has collected some very interesting archival illustrations. For those who are interested in visiting … Continue reading

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