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Death, Grief, Bereavement

  • Caring for the Dyingby Henry Fersko-Weiss

    Orion 2017; US$ 18.99

    A gentle guide for end of life care aimed at families and caregivers. Caring for the Dying describes a whole new way to approach death and dying. It explores how the dying and their families can bring deep meaning and great comfort to the care given at the end of a life. Created by Henry Fersko-Weiss, the end-of-life doula model is adapted from... more...

  • Caring for the Dyingby Henry Fersko-Weiss

    Red Wheel Weiser 2017; US$ 24.95

    Caring for the Dying  describes a whole new way to approach death and dying. It explores how the dying and their families can bring deep meaning and great comfort to the care given at the end of a life. Created by Henry Fersko-Weiss, the end-of-life doula model is adapted from the work of birth doulas and helps the dying to find meaning in their... more...

  • Shared Traumas, Silent Loss, Public and Private Mourningby Lene Auestad

    Karnac Books 2017; US$ 26.95

    This book aims to question the junctions of the private and the public when it comes to trauma, loss, and the work of mourning - notions which, it is argued, challenge our very ideas of the individual and the shared. It asks, to paraphrase Adorno, 'What do we mean by 'working through the past'?, 'How is a shared work of mourning to be understood?',... more...

  • Traveling with Ghostsby Shannon Leone Fowler

    Orion 2017; US$ 18.99

    In the summer of 2002, Shannon Leone Fowler was backpacking with her fiancé Sean in Thailand. The couple were planning to return home after their excursion to the island of Koh Pha Ngan but their plans were devastated when a box jellyfish - the most venomous animal in the world - wrapped itself around Sean's legs, stinging and killing him in minutes.... more...

  • Good Life, Good Deathby Derek Humphry; Stephen Jamison

    Carrel Books 2017; US$ 34.99

    For nearly four decades, Derek Humphry has blazed a trail for the right to die movement. He founded the Hemlock Society, pioneered Oregon?s Death with Dignity Act, and wrote the bestselling books Final Exit (more than one million copies sold, and a New York Times bestseller for eighteen weeks) and Jean?s Way (UK bestseller). But before his wife?s... more...

  • Midlife Mazeby Janis Clark Johnston

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 32.99

    While no one wants to experience loss, there is tremendous learning to be had from grieving?whether from the loss of a job, loved one, a home, or one?s own hopes and dreams. This book views loss and change during midlife as ?fertilizer? for new dreams. Many stories of loss show how grieving can evolve into a period of new beginnings. more...

  • The Owl at the Windowby Carl Gorham

    Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 18.99

    The Owl at the Window is a dramatic, moving and funny memoir. An emotional, ultimately uplifting tale of loss and hope. ' Amazing and completely compelling ...both funny and sad, and so moving , I couldn't put it down.' - Alison Steadman 'Devastatingly moving and hilarious in equal measure. I have laughed and cried during the reading... more...

  • Chemins de sagesse pour les temps difficilesby Rosette Poletti

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 8.99

    Pistes et conseils pour atteindre la sérénité Depuis l?aube des temps, les humains ont du faire face à de multiples défis. Ils ont connu, la maladie, la faim, les guerres, des deuils multiples. Ils ont toujours su se relever et continuer, trouver des raisons de vivre et d?espérer. Ainsi, au cours des siècles, ils ont accumulé une immense sagesse... more...

  • Dealing with Doctors, Denial, and Deathby Aroop Mangalik

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 32.99

    This guide for patients facing serious illnesses for which the path to wellness is unclear explains some of the influences that may prompt physicians to recommend futile treatments and describes specific ways of obtaining information to get a clear idea of all available options. more...

  • Rafi?s Red Racing Carby Louise Moir

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 17.95

    Rafi the rabbit loves playing with his daddy, and especially with his favourite toy - a red racing car. But one day his daddy gets so sad and confused that he goes out and doesn't come back. Rafi is confused and scared.This imaginative, compassionate book aims to help young children come to terms with the loss of a family member to suicide. Rafi's... more...