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  • Understanding Your Suicide Griefby Alan D. Wolfelt

    Companion Press 2009; US$ 11.95

    For anyone who has experienced the suicide of a loved one, coworker, neighbor, or acquaintance and is seeking information about coping with such a profound loss, this compassionate guide explores the unique responses inherent to their grief. Using the metaphor of the wilderness, the book introduces 10 touchstones to assist the survivor in this naturally... more...

  • Dying and Deathby Asa Kasher

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 64.40

    Death is a topic people are reluctant to ponder. Neither is dying a process that is usually being openly discussed. However, on a variety of occasions, dying and death are on a person’s minds, under some sensitive circumstances, he or she are eager to discuss with a close person, a friend, a professional.The present volume, the second in the Series... more...

  • Night Falls Fastby Kay Redfield Jamison

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95

    From the author of the best-selling memoir An Unquiet Mind , comes the first major book in a quarter century on suicide, and its terrible pull on the young in particular. Night Falls Fast is tragically timely: suicide has become one of the most common killers of Americans between the ages of fifteen and forty-five. An internationally acknowledged... more...

  • Constructing Deathby Clive Seale

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 37.00

    An introduction to the sociological study of death, dying and bereavement. more...

  • Remember Meby Lisa Takeuchi Cullen

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.99

    In Remember Me , Time writer Lisa Takeuchi Cullen has created a humorous and poignant chronicle of her travels around the country to discover how Americans are reinventing the rites of dying. What she learned is that people no longer want to take death lying down; instead, they're taking their demise into their own hands and planning the afterparty.... more...

  • Mirrors of Mortality (Routledge Revivals)by Joachim Whaley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1981, this reissue examines mankind’s preoccupation with death and mortality by isolating various societies in different periods of time. The authors examine not only the formal rituals associated with the last rite of passage, but also the social attitudes to death and dying which these rituals evidence. The essays establish that... more...

  • In the Land of Long Fingernailsby Charles Wilkins

    Greystone Books 2011; US$ 13.99

    Charles Wilkins , then a university student, took a job as a gravedigger in a vast corporate cemetery in the east end of Toronto during the hazy summer of 1969. The bizarre-but-true events of that time-a midsummer gravediggers' strike, the unearthing of a victim of an unsolved murder, and a little illegal bone-shifting-play out among a Barnum-esque... more...

  • Silence Of The Heartby David Frith

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 22.55

    Cricket has an alarming suicide rate. Among international players for England and several other countries it is far above the national average for all sports: and there have been numerous instances at other levels of the game. For thirty years, celebrated cricket author David Frith has collected data on this sad subject. Silence of the Heart... more...

  • The Tyrantby Jacques Chessex; Martin Sokolinsky

    Bitter Lemon Press 2012; US$ 14.99

    Semi-autobiographical, and Chessex’s bestselling novel to date, The Tyrant describes a tyrannical father’s destruction of a young teacher’s life. more...

  • Christian Mummificationby Ken Jeremiah

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    A mention of mummification immediately brings to mind the ancient Egyptians--but the Roman Catholic Church has long used the practice to preserve notable members of its faith. In Italy alone, more than 300 preserved bodies appear on display in churches and cathedrals--the mummified remains of saints, priests, martyrs, and other high-ranking Roman Catholic... more...