Some fans have asked me where I get some of my information, or recommendations on books I’ve used. Here’s an ever-changing list of books I have used for research. Amazon Links for each book coming soon.

Stiff – Mary Roach

Spook – Mary Roach

Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death –  Joshua Slocum and Lisa Carlson

The American Way of Death: Revisited – Jessica Mitford

Whole Death Catalog: A Lively Guide to the Bitter End – Harold Schechter

Grave Matters: A Journey Through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural way of Burial – Mark Harris

After We Die: the Life and Times of the Human Cadaver – Normal L. Cantor

Embalming: History, Theory, and Practice, Fifth Edition – Robert G. Mayer

Pathology and Microbiology for Mortuary Science 1st Edition – David F. Mullins

The Psychosocial Aspects of Death and Dying 1st Edition – John Canine

Restorative Art and Science, 2002 – Ralph L. Klicker

Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner – Judy Melinek and T.J. Mitchell

A Thousand Naked Strangers: A Paramedic’s Wild Ride to the Edge and Back – Kevin Hazzard

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes: and Other Lessons from the Crematory – Caitlin Doughty

Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell Us About Crime – Val McDermid

Funerals to Die For: The Craziest, Creepiest, and Most Bizarre Funeral Traditions and Practices Ever – Kathy Benjamin