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The great obit writers are the best short story writers ever. I only wish that this book was longer -- more McG and his extraordinary mini bios, please.Published 3 months ago by P. Reilly
Perfect book for perusing when you are in a reflective mood in the loo. Makes you wonder what will be said about you and whether it will be half as entertaining or well written.Published 17 months ago by H. Callahan
McG wrote obituaries for the NY Times, and is credited with turning something which had once been a chore into true art. Read morePublished on September 7, 2013 by Topper Lilien
This is a book for people who read the obituaries first in a paper. Others may not even think about reading it.Published on January 28, 2013 by Barbara Duehn
This book is sooooo entertaining and informative. You can't put it down once you pick it up.Really great.Published on October 17, 2010 by Donna R. Moss
It was entertaining. I kept it in the car to read during carpool line waits and Dr. appointments. Perfect for such occasions.Published on May 30, 2009 by S. Humphries
Certainly more wasteful books (in terms of unrecycled paper and deforestation, as well as intellectual inertia) have been published than 52 McGs, edited by Chris Calhoun, which is... Read morePublished on September 26, 2008 by Cosmoetica
I have always loved obituaries. They are a guilty pleasure. To have a final, brief synopsis of a person's life is intimate, touching, and fascinating. Robert McG. Read morePublished on August 7, 2008 by stoic
This was given to me as a present. I had never heard of the book before, and indeed, when I told people about it, I always got strange looks. Read morePublished on July 21, 2002