Social Science, Death & Dying
Do Not Ignore Your Mortality
Practical Advice From a Funeral & Financial Insider by Greg Barnsdale
You will be hard pressed to find another book like this one. Greg has delicately pulled together a gripping message that so many adults need to hear. Only about half the adult population of Canada and the U.S. have a current and valid will. The ...
A Life Continued
Living After Losing Your Best Friend by Donna Marie Easter
“Fear mixed with dread, combined with a heart racing, stomach-churning sense of panic . . .” Donna Easter’s reminiscence of her husband’s death to prostate cancer cuts deep. Even if you’ve never lost a partner, grief comes in all shapes, she ...
What You Need to Know to Heal by Diane Kirby
There are an estimated 258 million widows worldwide. Demystifying Grief is a primer for women who’ve lost their partners, an accessible handbook on the physical, emotional, and behavioral effects of grief, and how to survive and heal. In June 2018, ...
Journeys of Grief and Loss
by Dr. Maple Melder Crozier
Based completely on lived experience, this book shares the similar and different journeys that people have taken after the loss of a child, a life partner, or a parent. Every circumstance is unique, and has its own pain and joy. The history and ...
The Mindful Boomer
Skills for Aging and Dying by Nancy Leach
IF YOU’VE REACHED A CERTAIN AGE, you may be wondering about the “golden years” and when they’ll start. But, as many Baby Boomers will tell you, sometimes it feels more like rusting, as chronic conditions make themselves known . . . and felt. The ...
The Funny Thing about Death
Changing Our "No Tears, Please" Culture by Donna Lynne Erickson
Death is among the most natural, and most confusing, parts of being human. Its inevitability and universality do nothing to alleviate our messy feelings about the subject. It’s why you have no idea what to say when your friend loses a beloved family ...
Stories of the Yale Pioneer Cemetery by Ian Brown
This book makes it easy with its compelling collection of stories about the people who are buried at the Yale Pioneer Cemetery, an antique burial ground “at a stopping point between Fort Langley and Fort Kamloops,” BC. Established in 1858, the Yale ...
When Death Speaks
Listen, Learn, and Love by Stephen Lloyd Garrett
Death has been pushed out of life and into a dark and lonely ‘morgue’. North American’s generally approach the topic of death with fear and denial in hand. When Death Speaks is all about changing the conversation to one of openness and ...