The Dead Beat
Marilyn Johnson talked about her book The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, and the Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries, published by HarperCollins. In her book Ms. Johnson looked at obituaries and the people who write them. She also examined the regional and international differences between obituaries written about the same person. The author was interviewed by Adam Bernstein, staff obituary writer for the Washington Post, who was also featured in her book. Both the author and the interviewer answered audience members' questions following their discussion. close
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