Bess Lovejoy

Bess Lovejoy is the author of Rest in Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses. She has written about death and unusual history for The New York Times, Lapham's Quarterly, Smithsonian.com, Mental Floss, Atlas Obscura, and elsewhere.

What should you wear to your funeral?

Burial garments can also serve as conversation-starters. Having that conversation with family and friends can be a gentle entry point into a larger talk about final wishes

March 9, 2020