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Bess Lovejoy is a writer, researcher and editor. She worked on the Schott's Almanac series for five years, and her writing has also appeared in The New York Times, Believer, and the Boston Globe. Visit her at


A historically beguiling, stranger-than-fiction compendium * Elle *
Deliciously morbid and delightfully macabre... required reading for those of us who intend, one day, to die -- Ben Schott, author of Schott's Original Miscellany
If really, we're all sitting in the undertaker's waiting room, then Rest in Pieces is the perfect easy read, preparation for the moment when the nurse steps out of the shadows and quietly calls your name -- Simon Winchester, bestselling author of Skulls and The Professor and the Madman
There is something here to dismay everyone * Times Literary Supplement *
A tasty, sharp, wonderfully unusual book. I enjoyed it like a jar of perfect dill pickles: when the mood strikes, nothing else will satisfy -- Mary Roach, author of Gulp and Stiff
The world is awash with legendary body parts, from Einstein's brain to Napoleon's most intimate organ, and this wildly entertaining account proves that the fate of the grisly relics tells us a huge amount about history - and ourselves -- Tony Perrottet, author of Napoleon's Privates
Marvelously macabre... A fascinating foray into the way of all flesh * Kirkus Reviews *

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