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When I Die: Lessons from the Death Zone
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On 29 January 2008 Philip Gould was told he had cancer. He was stoical, and set about his treatment, determined to fight his illness. In the face of difficult ...
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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other...
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From her very first day at Westwind Cremation & Burial, twenty-three-year-old Caitlin Doughty threw herself into the gruesome daily tasks of her curious new profession. But as she started to...
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The Undiscovered Country: Journeys...
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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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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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Will the Circle be Unbroken?:...
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Everybody Dies: A Children's Book for...
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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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Stay: A History of Suicide and the...
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A leading public critic reminds us of the compelling reasons people throughout time have found to stay alive
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Victorian Undertaker
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Trevor May
 
The Victorians were, were relatively at ease with death and there is much in this book to interest social historians, those interested in historical costume and transport enthusiasts, as there...
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Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death...
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Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink's gripping and riveting true story of the hospital doctors who struggled to survive and maintain life in a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.
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We know what happens to the body when we die, but what happens to our souls? In this book, the author goes in search of the ancient customs, local characters...
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Up the Creek Without a Tadpole:...
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Gillian Griffith
 
The letters Gillian Griffith wrote to her elderly, demented mother were never intended to be read - they were simply Gillian's way of dealing with her own anger and guilt...
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The World of Mummies: From Otzi to Lenin
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Albert Zink
 
Covers mummies from a range of periods and geographical locations around the world. Explains the processes of decomposition and mummification, what mummies can tell us and how they can...
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Glimpsing Heaven: The Stories and...
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Judy Bachrach
 
If you caught a glimpse of heaven, would you choose to come back to life? Investigative journalist Judy Bachrach has collected accounts of the post-postmortem, and the conclusions are astonishing.
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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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Killing Us Softly: The Global...
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Books of the Dead: Manuals for Living...
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Stanislav Grof
 
Explores the secrets of the afterlife. This title guides readers through Egyptian, Tibetan, Mesoamerican and Christian texts, art and iconography of death, as well as modern consciousness research into near-death...
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