SOCIETY

The titles in this category deal with society at large - politics, history, religion, science, crime, etc.

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  1. Death: A Picture Album

    Death: A Picture Album

    $28.00

    Disturbing, macabre, and moving: the images in this book examine our enduring desire to make peace with death. Learn More
  2. Death Scenes

    Death Scenes: A Homicide Detective's Scrapbook

    $22.95

    A riveting, hardboiled, adults-only look--in photos and text--at true crime in old Los Angeles. Learn More
  3. Death Poems

    Death Poems: Classic, Contemporary, Witty, Serious, Tear-Jerking, Wise, Profound, Angry, Funny, Spiritual, Atheistic, Uncertain, Personal, Political, Mythic, Earthy, and Only Occasionally Morbid

    $21.95

    Pretty much every poet in every age has written about death and dying. Along with love, it might be the most popular subject in poetry. Yet, until now, no anthology has gathered the best and most famous of these verses in one place. Learn More
  4. Death Becomes Them

    Death Becomes Them: Unearthing the Suicides of the Brilliant, the Famous, and the Notorious

    $14.99

    Kurt Cobain, Anne Sexton, Mark Rothko, Ernest Hemingway, Adolf Hitler . . . all famous, some rich and powerful, some beloved, some abhorred. But when life and circumstance got to be too much, each headed for the exit door. Learn More
  5. Death and the Afterlife

    Death and the Afterlife: A Chronological Journey, from Cremation to Quantum Resurrection

    $45.00

    Throughout history, the nature and mystery of death has captivated artists, scientists, philosophers, physicians, and theologians. Learn More
  6. Dead: A Celebration of Mortality

    Dead: A Celebration of Mortality

    $25.00

    In this new book, cleverly designed to look like a marble tombstone (complete with marble edge-stain), Charles Saatchi relates often perversely entertaining stories that look at death and mortality in a coolly amused and detached way. Learn More
  7. Curtains

    Curtains: Adventures of an Undertaker-in-Training

    $15.95

    At forty-four, Tom Jokinen decided to quit his job in order to become an apprentice undertaker, setting out to ask the questions: What is the right thing to do when someone dies? Learn More
  8. Atrocities

    Atrocities: The 100 Deadliest Episodes in Human History

    $19.95

    "An amusing (really) account of the murderous ways of despots, slave traders, blundering royals, gladiators and assorted hordes." -New York Times Learn More

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