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Death, Grief, Bereavement

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  • Death... And How To Survive Itby Kate Boydell

    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: Grieving and Recoveryby Jack Canfield; Mark Victor Hansen; Amy Newmark

    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...

  • Going Homeby Jon Katz

    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...

  • The Welcome Visitorby John Humphrys

    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...

  • Staring At The Sunby Irvin D. Yalom

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 12.99

    Over the past quarter century Irvin Yalom has established himself as the world's leading group psychotherapist. In STARING AT THE SUN, he explores how the knowledge of our own mortality affects the unconscious mind of every human being. Tackling the effect of mankind's fear of death - both conscious and unconscious - on life and how we might live... more...

  • Always with Youby Gloria Hunniford

    Hodder & Stoughton 2009; US$ 8.99

    On April 13th, 2004 Gloria Hunniford's 41 year old daughter, Caron Keating, died after a secret seven year battle with cancer. The world that had changed with Caron's diagnosis, now shattered. Life had been cruelly interrupted, a black hole opened in Glorias heart, she was consumed with the unimaginable grief that the loss of a child brings and she... more...

  • Why Not Me?by Barbara Want

    Orion 2010; US$ 12.99

    Ruthlessly honest memoir of a widow's pain in coming to terms with the death of her husband. This haunting memoir of grief recounts the death from cancer of Nick Clarke, much-loved BBC radio presenter of THE WORLD AT ONE - and the aftermath - from his widow Barbara's point of view. With painful honesty, Barbara lays open her ambivalent feelings... more...

  • The Long Goodbyeby Meghan O'Rourke

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 10.99

    Meghan O'Rourke was thirty-two when her mother died of cancer on Christmas Day, 2008. As a writer, even in the depths of her grief, she was fascinated by what she observed of herself in the aftermath: the rage she felt, not only at what had happened to her mother, but also at the inability of people to acknowledge her pain; her sense that the meaning... more...

  • Our Billieby Ian Clayton

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 9.86

    'An astonishing work' - Joanne Harris Every parent's worst nightmare became a reality for Ian Clayton. On a short holiday break in Hay-on-Wye he took his nine-year-old twins canoeing, and in a freak accident his daughter Billie was drowned. In a remarkably frank and vivid way Clayton describes what happened on that spring day, his desperate attempts... more...

  • My Life with Georgeby Judith Summers

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 11.27

    When Judith Summers?s husband and father both died within the space of two weeks, she found herself floundering. Life for her and her eight-year-old son Joshua seemed relentlessly bleak. Then George bounced into their lives. A loving Cavalier King Charles Spaniel with film-star looks, George reawoke their joie de vivre. Yet Judith soon discovered... more...