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  • Sati, the Blessing and the Curseby John Stratton Hawley

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    Several years ago in Rajasthan, an eighteen-year-old woman was burned on her husband's funeral pyre and thus became sati . Before ascending the pyre, she was expected to deliver both blessings and curses: blessings to guard her family and clan for many generations, and curses to prevent anyone from thwarting her desire to die. Sati also means blessing... more...

  • A Community of Mortalsby Alexandra Zelman-Doring

    Random House 2014; US$ 0.00

    What is it like to have someone die in your arms? Can we return from the dead? And why has nobody heard of therapeutic hypothermia? Forced to come to terms with doctors pronouncing her husband ?clinically dead?, Alexandra Zelman-Doring embarks on an exploration of what death means to us and how we might face it. Initally she is overwhelmed by the... more...

  • The Reckoningby Andrew Solomon

    Scribner 2014; US$ 1.99

    First published in The New Yorker , ?Solomon tells the story of Peter Lanza, the father of Adam Lanza, the Sandy Hook Elementary shooter. Read it?it?s moving, brave and just profoundly human and sad....There aren?t any answers. And that?s what makes this all so impossible, and Solomon?s journalism so essential? (Salon.com). ?Both parents loved Adam.... more...

  • Inheritanceby Kerry-Lee Powell

    Biblioasis 2014; US$ 16.99

    A debut poetry collection by the winner of the 2013 Boston Review fiction contest. more...

  • Bridgeby Robert Thomas

    BOA Editions Ltd. 2014; US$ 9.99

    Bridge exposes a brilliant, furious mind treading the jagged terrain of mental illness, murder, and suicide in modern-day San Francisco. more...

  • Crisis Interventionby Kenneth France

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 54.95

    In this exceptional new sixth edition, the author has retained the practical framework for offering immediate problem-solving assistance to persons in crisis. Therefore, the goal of this updated and expanded edition is to provide knowledge and methods applicable to particular crisis circumstances. Specific topics include: core concepts that are fundamental... more...

  • Ultimate Ambiguitiesby Peter Berger; Justin Kroesen

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 105.00

    Periods of transition are often symbolically associated with death, making the latter the paradigm of liminality. Yet, many volumes on death in the social sciences and humanities do not specifically address liminality. This book investigates these "ultimate ambiguities," assuming they can pose a threat to social relationships because of the disintegrating... more...

  • Mindfulness and the Transformation of Despairby J. Mark G. Williams; Melanie Fennell; Thorsten Barnhofer; Rebecca Crane; Sarah Silverton

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 45.00

    Grounded in extensive research and clinical experience, this book describes how to adapt mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) for participants who struggle with recurrent suicidal thoughts and impulses. Clinicians and mindfulness teachers are presented with a comprehensive framework for understanding suicidality and its underlying vulnerabilities.... more...

  • Suicidologíaby Álvaro Valdivia Pareja

    Editorial UPC 2015; US$ 8.00

    En esta obra, Álvaro Valdivia Pareja acerca al lector a esta disciplina sobre la cual aún no se ha profundizado en América Latina. Esta obra se dirige a una variedad amplia de lectores: desde sobrevivientes de suicidio y/o aquellas personas que han experimentado el suicidio de alguna persona cercana hasta profesionales en salud mental, médicos, asistentes... more...

  • Suicide in the Entertainment Industryby David K. Frasier

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 49.95

    This work covers 840 intentional suicide cases initially reported in Daily Variety (the entertainment industry's trade journal), but also drawing attention from mainstream news media. These cases are taken from the ranks of vaudeville, film, theatre, dance, music, literature (writers with direct connections to film), and other allied fields in... more...