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Death and Dying


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The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End-of-Life Care
The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End-of-Life Care
by Angelo Volandes
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There is an unspoken dark side of American medicine — keeping patients alive at all costs. Two thirds of Americans die in healthcare institutions tethered to machines and tubes, even though research indicates that most prefer to die at home in... (read more)

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Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson
by Mitch Albom
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The Last Lecture
The Last Lecture
by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow
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Randy Pausch was a Professor of Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, and Design at Carnegie Mellon, where he was the co-founder of Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center (ETC). He was a National Science Foundation Presidential Young... (read more)

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Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying
Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying
by Maggie Callanan
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“A treasure-clear, authentic, responsible, and profoundly moving.” —Sandol Stoddard, author of The Hospice Movement “Beautifully written, illuminating and reassuring…Final Gifts is truly a gift to us all.” &... (read more)

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Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson
by Mitch Albom
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“Mitch Alboms book is a gift to mankind.” --The Philadelphia Inquirer “A wonderful book, a story of the heart told by a writer with soul.” --Los Angeles Times “An elegantly simple story about a writer getting a second chance... (read more)

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Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife
Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife
by Mary Roach
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In her remarkable debut, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Mary Roach explored what happens to the body after death, and in the process brought the corpse to glittering life. In her follow up, she stakes out similar terrain. What happens to the... (read more)

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Who Dies?
Who Dies?
by Stephen Levine
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Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying
Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying
by Maggie Callanan
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In this moving and compassionate classic—now updated with new material from the authors—hospice nurses Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley share their intimate experiences with patients at the end of life, drawn from more than twenty... (read more)

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Dying Well : Peace and Possibilities At the End of Life (97 Edition)
Dying Well : Peace and Possibilities At the End of Life (97 Edition)
by Ira Byock
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A Final Gifts for those who seek grace and wholeness as death approaches   Many books about death and dying relay illustrative stories of other peoples experiences. But Through the Dark Forest is the first to offer readers tools and exercises to... (read more)

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How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter
How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter
by Sherwin B. Nuland
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New Edition: With a new chapter addressing contemporary issues in end-of-life care A runaway bestseller and National Book Award winner, Sherwin Nuland's How We Die has become the definitive text on perhaps the single most universal human concern: death... (read more)

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The American Book of Living and Dying: Lessons in Healing Spiritual Pain
The American Book of Living and Dying: Lessons in Healing Spiritual Pain
by Richard Groves
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Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul
Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul
by Stephen Jenkinson
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The Death Class: A True Story about Life
The Death Class: A True Story about Life
by Erika Hayasaki
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Why does a college course on death have a three-year waiting list? When nurse Norma Bowe decided to teach a course on death at a college in New Jersey, she never expected it to be popular. But year after year students crowd into her classroom, and the... (read more)

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Death: The Scientific Facts to Help Us Understand It Better
Death: The Scientific Facts to Help Us Understand It Better
by Richard Beliveau
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Our love of life makes the inevitability of death very difficult to accept. Death is a comprehensive examination of that inevitable and universal human experience. To better our understanding of death--and so perhaps fear it less--the book explains the... (read more)

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Staring at the Sun: Being at Peace with Your Own Mortality. Irvin D. Yalom
Staring at the Sun: Being at Peace with Your Own Mortality. Irvin D. Yalom
by Irvin D Yalom
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Written in Irv Yalom's inimitable story-telling style, Staring at the Sun is a profoundly encouraging approach to the universal issue of mortality. In this magisterial opus, capping a lifetime of work and personal experience, Dr. Yalom helps us recognize... (read more)

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Death Without Denial Grief Without Apology: A Guide for Facing Death and Loss
Death Without Denial Grief Without Apology: A Guide for Facing Death and Loss
by Barbara K Roberts
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When former Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts' husband, Frank Roberts, was dying from lung cancer, she had to look inside of herself as well as beyond herself to find ways to survive what felt unbearable. What Barbara Roberts learned during the final year... (read more)

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On Death & Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy & Their Own Families
On Death & Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy & Their Own Families
by Elisabeth Kubler Ross
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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... (read more)

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The Book of Eulogies
The Book of Eulogies
by Phyllis Theroux
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Judith Viorst You need this book. It will absorb you, instruct you, touch you, and serve as a lifelong source of inspiration and consolation.... (read more)

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Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death
Being with Dying: Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death
by Joan Halifax
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The Buddhist approach to death can be of great benefit to people of all backgrounds—as has been demonstrated time and again in Joan Halifaxs decades of work with the dying and their caregivers. Inspired by traditional Buddhist teachings, her... (read more)

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Death's Door: Modern Dying and the Way We Grieve
Death's Door: Modern Dying and the Way We Grieve
by Sandra M. Gilbert
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"The most comprehensive multidisciplinary contemplation of mortality we are likely to get." -Thomas Lynch,... (read more)

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