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- Atria Books 2010; US$ 15.99
"Everyone dies, but no one is dead," goes the Tibetan saying. It is with these words that Advice on Dying takes flight. Using a seventeenth-century poem written by a prominent scholar-practitioner, His Holiness the Dalai Lama draws from a wide range of traditions and beliefs to explore the stages we all go through when we die, which are the very... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 17.95 US$ 12.57
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 that the fear of death is at the heart of much of our anxiety. Such recognition is often catalyzed... more...
- Penguin Random House Australia 2010; US$ 13.80
The heart-wrenching but triumphant story of rebuilding a life and a family. 'My body, suddenly, carries two stories of loss ... One is easy for people to recognise. My mother died of cancer. I watched her age twenty-five years in eight weeks ... My other story marks me as different. It is more silent and more savage, it is not pure and no one knows... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 9.99
TOWARDS THE LIGHT: GROWING THROUGH GRIEF is a remarkable book. A practical handbook of coming to terms with grief, it is also a rare insight into a personal journey which still continues following the death not only of the authors father but his son. As you face up to your unique grief it is helpful to know the landscape which you are likely... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 18.32
'He passed away', 'She's gone', 'He died'... As anyone who has ever lost a loved one will know, the wording doesn't affect the meaning. Nothing can shield you or prepare you for the brutal reality and crippling pain of a death and its repercussions. Kate Boydell was widowed at the age of 33. She felt that her life had lost its purpose and she wanted... more...
- Chicken Soup for the Soul 2011; US$ 14.95
Readers mourning the loss of a loved one will find solace and strength in these 101 emotional and inspiration stories from those who have gone through the grieving process. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery will help readers during this difficult time. Everyone grieves in their own way. While the hurt and sadness never completely... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
In this invaluable guide and touchstone, New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz addresses the difficult but necessary topic of saying goodbye to a beloved pet. Drawing on personal experiences, stories from fellow pet owners, and philosophical reflections, Katz provides support for those in mourning. By allowing ourselves to grieve honestly... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 8.99
The loss of a loved one, a painful divorce, or a serious physical injury---we must all, at one point, face tragedy---unavoidable moments that divide our lives into "before" and "after." How do we muscle our way through tough times and emerge stronger, wiser---even grateful for our struggle? In 1984, author Jerry White lost his leg---and almost his... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 19.99
The loss of a loved one, a bitter divorce, a serious injury or financial crisis?we must all, at some point, face those unavoidable moments that divide our lives into "before" and "after." How do we muscle through tough times and emerge stronger, wiser?even grateful for our struggle? In 1984, author Jerry White lost his leg in a tragic accident. He... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 12.99
Death is a subject modern society shies away from. Even doctors avoid the word. But if we regard death as a failure in our desire to prolong life, can we ever arrive at a humane approach to those whose lives have lost meaning? Are we keeping people alive simply because we can?Here, John Humphrys and his co-author Dr Sarah Jarvis take a wider look at... more...