The Morbid Anatomy Anthology by Joanna Ebenstein & Colin Dickey (Morbid Anatomy Press) $30.00 - 28 lavishly illustrated essays about the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine as well as death and the macabre. Topics include the catacombs of Palermo, books bound in human skin, …
by Kelly Froh
Kelly's grandparents are crazy cheapskates, actually to the point bordering on seriously unethical. Her grandpa steals from community gardens and her grandma uninvites chubby family members from holiday meals. Those parts are a real screwed-up penny-pinching riot, but the book has endearing bits too about the thrifty-lazy bad crafts that get made -like a reflecting ball lawn ornament that's a bowling ball left in the bird bath or a Snoopy dog made out of milk jugs. -EF
16p, b&w, 4.25"x5.5"