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Thomas Mira y Lopez

The Book of Resting Places: A Personal History of Where We Lay the Dead (Counterpoint, November), a collection of essays through which the author investigates cultural and historical burial places and rituals of mourning after the death of his father. Editor: Dan Smetanka. Agent: Matt McGowan of Frances Goldin Literary Agency.

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