We look at the art of writing obituaries – and why so many of us take pleasure in reading them! Anne Wroe
is co-editor of The Economist
’s Book of Obituaries
; Marilyn Johnson
is author of The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, and the Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries
Weigh in: Do you read obituaries regularly, and why? Are certain obituaries more interesting to you than others?