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Stiffs, Skulls, & Skeletons

November 26th, 2014

Due out late December, Stiffs, Skulls & Skeletons is a huge collection of antique medical photographs, skeletons and the deceased. Stanley B. Burns, MD, has researched medical photography  for over forty years, and has compiled his findings into this volume. Including post-mortem and autopsy imagery and the nineteenth-century fascination with death and body parts (those Victorians!), this […]

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Some Wear Leather Some Wear Lace

November 12th, 2014

One of Haute Macabre’s favorite Tumblrs, Now This is Gothic, released Some Wear Leather Some Wear Lace: The Worldwide Compendium of Postpunk and Goth in the 1980s, a collection of select images from their incredible collection of throwback images of Goths in the 80s. We featured the Tumblr blog once before, and are still deeply in […]

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Beyond the Dark Veil

November 8th, 2014

  Even if you missed the Last Gasp Kickstarter from last month, The Thanatos Archive book, Beyond the Dark Veil: Post Mortem & Mourning Photography,  is now available to pre-order on Amazon. Quantities are limited, but I know that Loved to Death in San Francisco has received a shipment of them already! The Thanatos Archive […]

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Summer Reading: The Raven

October 8th, 2014

Yeah, yeah. I know. You read Poe’s The Raven already. Probably more than once. Quite possible you can recite it word for word. But you haven’t read it like this. The Library of Congress has scanned and hosted high resolution scans of a rare version of The Raven illustrated by Gustave Dore (best known for […]

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Last Gasp Books Kickstarter

September 27th, 2014

Don’t let indie publishers die. Last Gasp Books is a small publishing art house in San Francisco, struggling to stay afloat in these tumultuous times for the printed page. Help make these strange and wonderful book projects a reality! By contributing to the Kickstarter, the Last Gasp fall publishing season will produce a series of twisted […]

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Summer Reading: The Devil’s Bible

September 10th, 2014

  OK, so it kind of looks like a kick-ass Medieval version of Where The Wild Things Are. But it isn’t. This is The Devils’ Bible, or The Codex Gigas. This 13th century manuscript is the life’s work of a Benedictine monk named Herman the Recluse, who was pretty undeniably a bit touched in the […]

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes :: An Interview With Caitlin Doughty of Ask a Mortician

September 9th, 2014

Please welcome guest blogger Bess Lovejoy! Bess Lovejoy writes about death, obscure history, and other topics. She is the author of Rest in Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses, which Amazon named one of the best books of 2013. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, […]

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Inlumaeh

July 11th, 2014

http://vimeo.com/100197000   Visionary artist Krist Mort has released a pre-sale for her upcoming book, Inlumaeh. The hardbound book contains 90 pages of both color and black and white photography, and an audio CD with a special track by Russian artist Lamia Vox. The special edition has already sold out, but you can reserve your copy […]

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