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Shakespeare's Dead: Stages of Death ...
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Emma Smith; Simon Palfrey
 
This books chronicles the ingenious ways of dying in Shakespeare, from suicide to murder, and from workaday dagger to baroque pie recipe. Illustrated with contemporary images, it establishes the cultural...
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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other...
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Caitlin Doughty
 
The critically acclaimed account of Caitlin Doughty's first year working on the funerary frontlines
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Memento Mori: The Dead Among Us
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From burial caves in Indonesia festooned with bones, to skulls smoking cigarettes, wearing beanie hats and sunglasses, and decorated with garlands of flowers in South America, the author ventures beyond...
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The Undiscovered Country: Journeys...
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Carl Watkins
 
We know what happens to the body when we die, but what happens to the soul? The answer may remain a great unknown, but the question has shaped centuries of...
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When I Die: Lessons from the Death Zone
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Philip Gould
 
Written during the last few months of Philip Gould's life, this is a hugely inspiring and ultimately uplifting look at his 'lessons from the death zone'
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Blue Juice: Euthanasia in Veterinary...
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How veterinarians and pet owners manage companion animal euthanasia
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Necropolis: London and Its Dead
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Catharine Arnold
 
A vivid historical narrative of how London has dealt with its dead from pagan burial rites through the Black Death to the Blitz and the death of Diana.
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Will the Circle be Unbroken?:...
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Everybody Dies: A Children's Book for...
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Ken Tanaka; David Ury
 
Everybody Dies is YouTube sensation Ken Tanaka's children's book for grown-ups-a macabre and darkly humorous look at mortality in the vein of the classic Japanese...
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British Royal and State Funerals:...
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Matthias Range
 
The first in-depth study of the ceremonial and music performed at British royal and state funerals over the past 400 years.
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Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide
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Kay Redfield Jamison
 
A beautifully written, heartfelt response to the untolled epidemic of suicide.
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Mortality's Muse: The Fine Art of Dying
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D.T. Siebert
 
D.T. Siebert's Mortality's Muse demonstrates how art, literature in particular, addresses that most fundamental of human fears-mortal anxiety. Various aspects of culture and thought come into play: from the psychological...
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Narratives of Sorrow and Dignity:...
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Bardwell L. Smith
 
Bardwell L. Smith offers a fresh perspective on mizuko kuyo, the Japanese ceremony performed to bring solace to those who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth, or abortion.
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Bereavement Groups and the Role of...
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William G. Hoy
 
All too frequently, clinical practice consists of repeating year after year the methods learned in graduate training, occasionally seasoned by a technique learned in a...
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A Brief History of Death
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W. M. Spellman
 
From prehistory to the present, this book examines the western traditions and rituals associated with death, dying and the afterlife.
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Final Thoughts: Eternal Beauty in Stone
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John Thomas Grant
 
The story of life and death in America as told through beautiful cemetery art photography accompanied by meaningful epitaphs from cemeteries up to 300 years old. View...
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