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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Gawande, Atul
(Paperback)

55% off list price of $16.00

Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, injury, and disease from harrowing to manageable. But when it comes to the inescapable realities of aging and death, what medicine can do often runs counter to what it should.Through eye-opening research and gripping ...


From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death
Doughty, Caitlin
(Paperback)

69% off list price of $15.95

Fascinated by our pervasive fear of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty embarks on a global expedition to discover how other cultures care for the dead. From Zoroastrian sky burials to wish-granting Bolivian skulls, she investigates the world's funerary customs and expands our sense of what it...


On Death and Dying
Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth
(Paperback)

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Ten years after Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s death, a commemorative edition with a new introduction and updated resources section of her beloved groundbreaking classic on the five stages of grief.One of the most important psychological studies of the late twentieth century, On Death and Dying grew out...


The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End-of-Life Care
Volandes, Angelo E.
(Paperback)

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There is an unspoken dark side of American medicine--keeping patients alive at any price. Two thirds of Americans die in healthcare institutions, tethered to machines and tubes at bankrupting costs, even though research shows that most prefer to die at home in comfort, surrounded by loved ones. D...


Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome.
Birkner, Gabrielle
(Hardcover)

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Inspired by the website that the New York Times hailed as "redefining mourning," this book is a fresh and irreverent examination into navigating grief and resilience in the age of social media, offering comfort and community for coping with the mess of loss through candid original essays from a v...


Confessions of a Funeral Director: How the Business of Death Saved My Life
Wilde, Caleb
(Hardcover)

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We are a people who deeply fear death. While humans are biologically wired to evade death for as long as possible, we have become too adept at hiding from it, vilifying it, and - when it can be avoided no longer - letting the professionals take over.Sixth-generation funeral director Caleb Wilde u...


Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places
Dickey, Colin
(Paperback)

61% off list price of $17.00

An intellectual feast for fans of offbeat history, Ghostland takes readers on a road trip through some of the country's most infamously haunted places - and deep into the dark side of our history.Colin Dickey is on the trail of America's ghosts. Crammed into old houses and hotels, abandoned priso...


All Pets Go to Heaven: The Spiritual Lives of the Animals We Love
Browne, Sylvia
(Softcover)

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Pets have a special place in our hearts and homes -- but do they share our destiny after death? World famous psychic, spiritual teacher, and New York Times bestselling author Sylvia Browne exercises her astonishing insight to illustrate the very special purpose our pets have on Earth -- and what ...


With the End in Mind: Dying, Death, and Wisdom in an Age of Denial
Mannix, Kathryn
(Hardcover)

71% off list price of $27.00

Modern medical technology is allowing us to live longer and fuller lives than ever before. And for the most part, that is good news. But with changes in the way we understand medicine come changes in the way we understand death. Once a familiar, peaceful, and gentle -- if sorrowful -- transition,...


Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia
Shermer, Michael
(Hardcover)

73% off list price of $30.00

A scientific exploration into humanity’s obsession with the afterlife and quest for immortality from the bestselling author and skeptic Michael ShermerIn his most ambitious work yet, Shermer sets out to discover what drives humans’ belief in life after death, focusing on recent scientific attempt...


Furnishing Eternity: A Father, a Son, a Coffin, and a Measure of Life
Giffels, David
(Paperback)

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David Giffels grew up fascinated by his father’s dusty, tool-strewn workshop and the countless creations it inspired. So when he enlisted his eighty-one-year-old dad to help him build his own casket, he thought of it mostly as an opportunity to sharpen his woodworking skills and to spend time tog...


Death Need Not Be Fatal
McCourt, Malachy
(Paperback)

69% off list price of $15.99

Before he runs out of time, Irish bon vivant MALACHY MCCOURT shares his views on death - sometimes hilarious and often poignant - and on what will or won't happen after his last breath is drawn.During the course of his life, Malachy McCourt practically invented the single's bar; was a pioneer in ...


Modern Death: How Medicine Changed the End of Life
Warraich, Haider
(Hardcover)

71% off list price of $26.99

There is no more universal truth in life than death. No matter who you are, it is certain that one day you will die, but the mechanics and understanding of that experience will differ greatly in today’s modern age. Dr. Haider Warraich is a young and brilliant new voice in the conversation about d...


Modern Death: How Medicine Changed the End of Life
Warraich, Haider
(Hardcover)

79% off list price of $26.99

There is no more universal truth in life than death. No matter who you are, it is certain that one day you will die, but the mechanics and understanding of that experience will differ greatly in today’s modern age. Dr. Haider Warraich is a young and brilliant new voice in the conversation about d...


We Are All the Same
Wooten, Jim
(Softcover)

66% off list price of $13.00

From one of America's best known newsmen comes a heart-lifting story of the resilience of the human spirit in the face of the worst conceivable tragedy. Born into poverty in a South African shantytown, Nkosi Johnson entered the world infected with HIV. He was given only a few years to live. But h...


Bad Call: A Summer Job on a New York Ambulance
Scardino, Mike
(Hardcover)

75% off list price of $27.00

Bad Call is Mike Scardino's visceral, fast-moving, and mordantly funny account of the summers he spent working as an "ambulance attendant" on the mean streets of late-1960s New York.Fueled by adrenaline and Sabrett's hot dogs, young Mike spends his days speeding from one chaotic emergency to anot...


The Removers
Meredith, Andrew
(Paperback)

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“A darkly funny memoir about family reckonings” (O, The Oprah Magazine)—the story of a young man who, by handling the dead, makes peace with the living. Andrew Meredith’s father, a literature professor at La Salle University, was fired after unspecified allegations of sex...


Modern Death: How Medicine Changed the End of Life
Warraich, Haider
(Paperback)

71% off list price of $18.99

There is no more universal truth in life than death. No matter who you are, it is certain that one day you will die, but the mechanics and understanding of that experience will differ greatly in today’s modern age. Dr. Haider Warraich is a young and brilliant new voice in the conversation about d...


Death Need Not Be Fatal
McCourt, Malachy
(Hardcover)

70% off list price of $27.00

Before he runs out of time, Irish bon vivant MALACHY MCCOURT shares his views on death - sometimes hilarious and often poignant - and on what will or won't happen after his last breath is drawn.During the course of his life, Malachy McCourt practically invented the single's bar; was a pioneer in ...


Glimpsing Heaven
Bachrach, Judy
(Paperback)

63% off list price of $15.00

Clinical death - the moment when the heart stops beating and brain stem activity ceases - is not as straightforward as it may seem. Hundreds of thousands of post-death experiences have been documented, and for many who have died and returned, life is forever changed. And now an increasing number ...


Furnishing Eternity: A Father, a Son, a Coffin, and a Measure of Life
Giffels, David
(Hardcover)

70% off list price of $24.00

David Giffels grew up fascinated by his father’s dusty, tool-strewn workshop and the countless creations it inspired. So when he enlisted his eighty-one-year-old dad to help him build his own casket, he thought of it mostly as an opportunity to sharpen his woodworking skills and to spend time tog...


The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America
Neumann, Ann
(Hardcover)

67% off list price of $26.95

Following the death of her father, journalist and hospice volunteer Ann Neumann sets out to examine what it means to die well in the United States. When Ann Neumann's father was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, she left her job and moved back to her hometown of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She...


Jane Brody's Guide to the Great Beyond
Brody, Jane
(Hardcover)

78% off list price of $26.00

From the beloved New York Times columnist, trusted authority on health, and bestselling author comes this complete guide to everything you need to know - emotionally, spiritually, and practically - to prepare for the end of life. An invaluable road map to putting your affairs in order - or helpi...


Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality
Howard, Jules
(Hardcover)

71% off list price of $27.00

As you read these words, Planet Earth teems with trillions of life-forms, each going about their own business: eating, reproducing, thriving . . . Yet, the life of almost every single organism draws nearer to certain death. On the other hand, "suicide" inside the mitochondria that live within us...


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