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  • Death and the Authorby David Ellis

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 47.99 US$ 41.27

    Organised around a dramatic account of D. H. Lawrence's desperate struggle against tuberculosis, and of the bizarre events which followed his death, this book offers a series of often grimly humorous reflections on death and dying. Lawrence is the main focus throughout but there are references to a number of other famous literary consumptives. more...

  • Dying, Death, and Bereavementby FAAN PhD RN Inge Corless; FAAN RN PhD Barbara B. Germino; DrPH Mary A. Pittman

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 94.99

    In this updated edition, the authors examine the issues of death and dying as a continuum, from death education and care of the dying to grief and bereavement. It is a multidisciplinary guide to the important issues surrounding dying and bereavement in today's health care and social environment. Nurses, social workers, physicians, mental health workers,... more...

  • Assisted Suicide and Euthanasiaby Mr Craig Paterson; Professor Norman E Bowie; Professor Tom Sorell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 49.95

    As medical technology advances and severely injured or ill people can be kept alive and functioning long beyond what was previously medically possible, the debate surrounding the ethics of end-of-life care and quality-of-life issues has grown more urgent. In this lucid and vigorous book, Craig Paterson discusses assisted suicide and euthanasia from... more...

  • The Philosophy of Deathby Steven Luper

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    A lively and engaging discussion about the nature of death and the permissibility or otherwise of killing. more...

  • The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasiaby Neil M. Gorsuch

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95 US$ 26.36

    The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia provides the most thorough overview of the ethical and legal issues raised by assisted suicide and euthanasia--as well as the most comprehensive argument against their legalization--ever published. In clear terms accessible to the general reader, Neil Gorsuch thoroughly assesses... more...

  • Cause of Deathby Jack Mingo; Erin Barrett; Lucy Autrey Wilson

    Pocket Books 2009; US$ 15.00

    FACE IT. WE CAN GO ANYTIME. BUT IN SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS! Death becomes you, and it's just another fact of life explored in Cause of Death, a revealing abundance of startling data, false perceptions, bizarre fallacies, and some totally unexpected statistics about how, why, when, and where we all bite the dust, check out, buy the farm, kick... more...

  • Subtle Suicide: Our Silent Epidemic of Ambivalence About Livingby Michael Church; Charles Brooks

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 64.00

    Over their extensive careers, psychotherapists Michael Church and Charles Brooks have developed the concept of "subtle suicide," a development of risky behavior where the subject does not care if he/she lives or dies. Now, in this urgent and informative new work, Church and Brooks present their findings on a condition that is often misdiagnosed as... more...

  • Psychology of Death in Fantasy and History, Theby Jerry Piven

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 119.00

    Delves into the psychology of death, not just in terms of bereavement and loss, but also in terms of the role it plays in fantasies, ghastly images and imaginations of death that are pivotal to much religion, violence, poetry, and history. Articles include the relationship of death psychology to eroticism and the morbid fantasies of suicide bombers.... more...

  • Long for This Worldby Jonathan Weiner

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    ?[A] searching and surprisingly witty look at the scientific odds against tomorrow.? ?Timothy Ferris Jonathan Weiner?winner of the   Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and one of the most distinguished popular science writers in America?examines ?the strange science of immortality?... more...

  • Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernismby Tammy Clewell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernism  traces the emergence of a fundamentally new way of writing about individual and collective mourning, demonstrating how a refusal of consolation and closure succeeds in promoting a progressive cultural politics crucial for reimaging gender, racial, and sexual subjects. more...