The New York Times Book of the Dead: 320 Print and 10,000 Digital Obituaries of Extraordinary People
A black-and-white volume that captures the essence of The New York Times *obituary, this book contains superbly researched pieces of history which read like they just happened. Obits range from the 1860s to the present day and revisit the passing of such notable people as nuclear scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, who “lived his life in the blinding light and the *crepusculine shadow of the world’s first atomic explosion”. An enclosed “key” unlocks an exclusive website that archives 10,000 additional obituaries. A must-have for the history enthusiast.