September 1, 2011
A 2006 Book That By All Rights Should Have Caused a Sensation
It’s hard to imagine subject matter more cringe-worthy than the for-profit tissue and body business. Perhaps this explains the relative obscurity of Annie Cheney’s Body Brokers: Inside America’s Underground Trade in Human Remains, a muckraking exposé on this for-profit, shockingly lucrative industry. Upon the book’s release, publications around the country gave it generally favorable reviews, and predicted that it should blow the lid off of this subject.
But it never happened.
Read the full article at SevenPonds
Ring Up Your Dead (NYTimes 03/26/2006)