Morbid Anatomy Museum
424A 3rd Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, March 10, 2016
7 pm


Join editors and friends of for a celebration of
Ann Neumann's new book The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America,
a preview of Peter Manseau's forthcoming Melancholy Accidents,
and a raucous night of stories, songs, and advance directives.


Gordon Haber, regular contributor to Religion Dispatches and The Jewish Daily Forward, and author of books including False Economies and With Perfect Faith: A Novel of the End Times

Scott Korb, author of Light Without FireLife in Year One, and coauthor of The Faith Between Us. He teaches at The New School and New York University and is on the MFA faculty at Pacific University.

Peter Manseau, author of Rag and BoneSongs for the Butcher's DaughterVows, and One Nation Under Gods. His latest book, Melancholy Accidents, will be published March 29, 2016.

Ann Neumann, visiting scholar at The Center for Religion and Media at New York University. She has contributed to The New York Times, The RevealerThe GuardianThe NationThe Baffler Guernica. The Good Death, her first book, was published by Beacon Press in February 2016.

Special guests: Brooklyn musicians Ilan Moss and Alex Kramer will be on hand to sing a few old time murder ballads, and attorney Robin Groeman will answer questions about death and the law.

Killing the Buddha, an online magazine of religion, culture, and politics, was founded in 2000 by Jeff Sharlet and Peter Manseau. In 2003, Utne Reader declared KtB one of the "fifteen websites that could shake the world." In 2010, CNN said, "Killing the Buddha makes religion interesting again."