WCPO: Spring Grove Cemetery’s hidden secrets

UC English professor discusses his new book, 'The Speaking Stone'

It’s been said that dead men tell no tales; however, their headstones certainly do. In his new book, "The Speaking Stone: Stories Cemeteries Tell," author Michael Griffith examines what endures while roaming through Cincinnati's iconic Spring Grove, the nation's third-largest cemetery.

Griffith is a professor of English in the University of Cincinnati's College of Arts & Sciences. His books of fiction include "Spikes" (Arcade, 2001), "Bibliophilia" (Arcade, 2003) and "Trophy" (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2011), which was named one of Kirkus Reviews' Best Books for that year. "The Speaking Stone" was published by University of Cincinnati Press.

Listen to his interview on WVXU's "Cincinnati Edition."

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