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  1. Book ImageFrom Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death

    Caitlin Doughty

    A New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestseller

    “Doughty chronicles [death] practices with tenderheartedness, a technician’s fascination, and an unsentimental respect for grief.” —Jill Lepore, The New YorkerMore

  2. Book ImageVessels: A Love Story

    Daniel Raeburn

    An unforgettable portrait of a marriage tested to its limits.More

  3. Book ImageThe Death of Ivan Ilyich and Confession

    Leo Tolstoy, Peter Carson, Mary Beard

    “Over the past hundred years we have had numerous versions . . . of [Tolstoy’s] major works. This volume, however, is arguably the best so far.” —Times Literary SupplementMore

  4. Book ImageThe Inevitable: Contemporary Writers Confront Death

    Bradford Morrow, David Shields

    What is death and how does it touch upon life? Twenty writers look for answers.More

  5. Book ImageThe Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade

    Thomas Lynch

    A National Book Award Finalist: "One of the most life-affirming books I have read in a long time…brims with humanity, irreverence, and invigorating candor." —Tom Vanderbilt, The NationMore

  6. Book ImageComfort: A Journey Through Grief

    Ann Hood

    “Rarely do memoirs of grief combine anguish, love, and fury with such elegance.” —Entertainment WeeklyMore

  7. Book ImageDeath's Door: Modern Dying and the Ways We Grieve

    Sandra M. Gilbert

    "The most comprehensive multidisciplinary contemplation of mortality we are likely to get."--Thomas Lynch, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  8. Book ImageCognitive Grief Therapy: Constructing a Rational Meaning to Life Following Loss

    Ruth Malkinson

    A therapeutic model for maintaining bonds while moving into the future.More

  9. Book ImageLoss, Trauma, and Resilience: Therapeutic Work With Ambiguous Loss

    Pauline Boss

    All losses are touched with ambiguity. Yet those who suffer losses without finality bear a particular burden.More

  10. Book ImageLiving Beyond Loss: Death in the Family

    Monica McGoldrick, Froma Walsh

    Walsh and McGoldrick have fully revised and expanded this landmark work on the impact of death on the family system.More

  11. Book ImageNow the Green Blade Rises: Poems

    Elizabeth Spires

    "Spires is a jewel of a poet, never self-conscious or self-indulgent."—Los Angeles TimesMore

  12. Book ImageThe Disappearance: A Primer of Loss

    Geneviève Jurgensen, Adriana Hunter

    What do you do, how do you live, when both of your daughters are killed on the same afternoon?More

  13. Book ImageUnspeakable Losses: Understanding the Experience of Pregnancy Loss, Miscarriage, and Abortion

    Kim Kluger-Bell

    This comforting and healing book is a must--not only for women who have at one time experienced pregnancy loss but also for their partners, sisters, daughters, brothers, and friends. Kim Kluger-Bell's extensive field work as a therapist specializing in the psychodynamics of reproductive crises strips away the shrouds of silence surrounding pregnancy losses and abortions, giving new voice to these "unspeakable losses," in a culture that has rendered its discussion taboo.More

  14. Book ImageDeath and Dignity: Making Choices and Taking Charge

    Timothy E. Quill

    "For me Dr. Quill is a hero—a physician with a head and a heart." —Betty Rollin, author of Last WishMore

  15. Book ImageStronger than Death: When Suicide Touches Your Life

    Sue Chance

    A psychiatrist shares her professional understanding of suicide and relates her own experiences of anguish, guilt, anger, and healing following the death of her twenty-five-year-old son in a chronicle for survivors, families, and professionals.More