Today’s #FridayReads picks aren’t mysteries, but are about one of life’s greatest mysteries: death.
The nonfiction take:
MORGUE: A Life in Death by Vincent DiMaio & Ron Franscell
Two stars for this “engrossing look behind the headlines of notorious homicides” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) from one of the world’s most celebrated medical examiners. “Fans of the TV shows CSI, Bones, or Quincy, M.E., will love this book.” — Booklist, starred review
The fiction take:
THE TRUTH ABOUT DEATH: And Other Stories by Robert Hellenga
A wry and witty novella and story collection that cleverly addresses death with warmth, humor, and deep feeling, from one of “America’s most admired fiction writers.” (Alan Cheuse, Chicago Tribune)