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Art of Suicide (Picturing History)

Reaktion books are exceptionally high quality both in their art reproductions and in the well researched content. Ron Brown, the author, is an academically-oriented suicidologist and although this can make for a difficult read, it was not a dry one and he did an excellent job of explaining his subject without pretension. The book explores depictions of suicide through art from the Greco-Roman era (with the first piece being of Ajax's...