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, …
Published by McSweeney's
240, full color, hardcover, 6.75"x9"
I do not know what went weird with this issue of McSweeney's but it seriously smells so toxic in a repulsive sort of way that it is giving me a headache everytime I open it! I'm guessing there's the regular mix of fine art and lit, you've come to know and respect but I can't get into it without feeling barfy from the smell wafting of the pages. Comes wrapped in plastic so you'd never know...perhaps making it a perfect "gotcha" gift for frienemies? -EF