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Catching up and Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts

Between my last entry and now, here are some highlights: I finished chpt 6 for Stirring Up The World: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, A Biography of a Friendship; agreed to return to Queens College as a distinguished lecturer for another year; spent a couple days at the Jersey Shore; and talked to Sophie who is spending the summer with her Swiss relatives.

Also I’ve been wanting to post the great news from my editor Christy Ottaviano that Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts: A History of Burial (Henry Holt, 1997) is “back for a reprint . . . this makes number 12!” Christy is also my editor for Thanksgiving: The True Story (preorders available at and and Adventurous Women: Eight True Stories About Women Who Made a Difference.

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