Here are some mentions our project has gotten in the press.

A Book by Its CoverLapham’s Quarterly. October 19, 2016.

These Four Technologies May Finally Put an End to Art ForgeryArtsy. July 18, 2016.

What It’s Like to See L.A. Bury 1,300 Unclaimed Bodies in One ServiceInverse. December 12, 2015.

Bodily Bookbinding, Chemistry for MummiesChemical & Engineering News. October 26, 2015.

The Macabre Practice of Binding Books in Human SkinHyperallergic. October 23, 2015.

The Strange Case of the Woman Whose Skin Was Turned Into a BookBuzzfeed. October 21, 2015. For some excellent sleuthing about the identity of this woman whose skin was used to bind three books, see librarian Beth Lander’s blog post at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library.

The Quest to Discover the World’s Books Bound in Human Skin. Mental Floss. October 19, 2015.

Are There Really Books Bound in Human Skin? Bustle. October 19, 2015.

At Death Salon, Real-World Forensic Investigations Trump TV’s CSIPhilly Voice.October 12, 2015.





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