SOCIETY

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

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  1. Down Among The Dead Men

    Down Among the Dead Men: A Year in the Life of a Mortuary Technician

    $14.95

    Michelle Williams is young and attractive, with close family ties, a busy social life . . . and an unusual occupation. When she impulsively applies to be a mortuary technician and is offered the position, she has no idea that her decision to accept will be one of the most momentous of her life. “What I didn’t realize then,” she writes, “was that I was about to start one of the most amazing jobs you can do.” Learn More
  2. Infernal Device

    Infernal Device: Machinery Of Torture And Execution

    $14.95

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    Erik Ruhling assembles an unmatched array of torture tools invented exclusively for the infliction of pain and the ending of life, each carefully researched with an accompanying full-color, highly detailed rendering. Learn More
  3. Jivaro: Head-Hunters Of The Amazon

    Jivaro: Head-Hunters Of The Amazon

    $19.95

    The Jivaro Indians of the Peru-Ecuador interior have long been renowned for their ferocity and cruelty in warfare; they are also shamanistic, communing with ancient spectres through the ingestion of poisonous hallucinogens. But above all, the Jivaro are known for their unique and macabre brand of death magic - the severing and shrinking of human heads. Learn More
  4. Life Is Beautiful

    Life Is Beautiful

    $2.00

    A zine with content that features medical anomalies, interesting deaths, and gruesome killers. Learn More
  5. Murder Can Be Fun: 1997 Datebook

    Murder Can Be Fun: 1997 Datebook

    $3.00

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    10th Anniversary Edition! The best dates culled from a decade of datebooks, plus fun features and extra pages but still the traditional handy format. Learn More
  6. Nine Years Under

    Nine Years Under: Coming of Age in an Inner-City Funeral Home

    $26.00

    Six Feet Under meets The Wire in a dazzling and darkly comic memoir about coming-of-age in a black funeral home in Baltimore Learn More
  7. Several Ways to Die in Mexico City

    Several Ways to Die in Mexico City: An Autobiography of Death in Mexico City

    $22.95

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    In the '80s, when author/photographer Kurt Hollander lived in New York and published The Portable Lower East, life there was particularly rough, and cops often drove yellow cabs as a method to surprise and roust its residents. Before the decade ended, Hollander moved to the equally rough climes of Mexico City, making his living writing and photographing for The Guardian, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. Learn More
  8. Stiff

    Stiff: The Curious Lives Of Human Cadavers

    $13.95

    An oddly compelling, often hilarious forensic exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. Learn More
  9. Still Life

    Still Life: Adventures in Taxidermy

    $14.95

    Taxidermy is everywhere these days—from hip restaurants to posh clothing stores. Yet few realize that behind these "stuffed" animals is a world of intrepid hunterexplorers, eccentric naturalists, and museum artisans, all devoted to the paradoxical pursuit of creating the illusion of life. Learn More
  10. The American Way Of Death Revisited

    The American Way of Death Revisited

    $14.95

    Only the scathing wit and searching intelligence of Jessica Mitford could turn an exposé of the American funeral industry into a book that is at once deadly serious and side-splittingly funny. Learn More

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