Books About Death and Grief

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Books About Death and Grief

A good book can be just as great as a friend. In times of grief it might be a good idea to reach out for a book, for you can think of your story in your own terms and time. Or as funeral professional to look into more philosophical side of death.

Elisabeth Donnely has listed 25 books in Flavorwire website, with small introductions. I hereby list some of the books she brings out:

The Loved One, Evelyn Waugh
Bough Down, Karen Green
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, Cheryl Strayed
Swimming in a Sea of Death: A Son’s Memoir, David Rieff
Men We Reaped, Jesmyn Ward
The American Way of Death, Jessica Mitford
The Accidental Tourist, Anne Tyler
The Sweet Hereafter, Russell Banks
A Very Easy Death, Simone De Beauvoir

You can find the full list and the rest of the book recommendation in the original article at

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