Parenting Family & Relationships Books - Death & Grief

When My Time Comes: Conversations About Whether Those Who Are Dying Should Have the Right to Determine When Life Should End Cover Image
By Diane Rehm, John Grisham (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780525654759
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Published: Knopf - February 4th, 2020

From Diane Rehm, renowned radio host--one of the most trusted voices in the nation--and best-selling author: a book of candor and compassion, addressing the urgent, hotly contested cause of the Right-to-Die movement, of which she is one of our most inspiring champions.

Soon to be a public television documentary of the same name, featuring the author.

Smacked: A Story of White-Collar Ambition, Addiction, and Tragedy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525511007
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Published: Random House - February 4th, 2020

A journalist pieces together the mysteries surrounding her ex-husband’s descent into drug addiction while trying to rebuild a life for her family, taking readers on an intimate journey into the world of white-collar drug abuse.

Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501192739
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Published: Scribner - November 5th, 2019

In this groundbreaking new work, David Kessler—an expert on grief and the coauthor with Elisabeth Kübler-Ross of the iconic On Grief and Grieving—journeys beyond the classic five stages to discover a sixth stage: meaning.

In 1969, Elisabeth Kübler Ross first identified the stages of dying in her transformative book On Death and Dying.

Wild Ride Home: Love, Loss, and a Little White Horse, a Family Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781950691241
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Published: Arcade - February 4th, 2020

** "This memoir seems written directly from Hemp’s soul, as she beautifully shares her moving story of learning to love and trust again after loss."--Booklist **

Christine Hemp's debut work of nonfiction, Wild Ride Home, is a brilliant memoir, looping themes of finding love and losing love, of going away and coming home, of the wretched course of

Black Widow: A Sad-Funny Journey Through Grief for People Who Normally Avoid Books with Words Like
ISBN: 9780316490719
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - March 10th, 2020

With her signature warmth, hilarity, and tendency to overshare, Leslie Gray Streeter gives us real talk about love, loss, grief, and healing in your own way that "will make you laugh and cry, sometimes on the same page" (James Patterson).

The Crying Book Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948226448
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Published: Catapult - November 5th, 2019


"A poignant and piercing examination of the phenomenon of tears--exhaustive, yes, but also open-ended. . . A deeply felt, and genuinely touching, book." --Esm Weijun Wang, author of The Collected Schizophrenias

The Other Side of Sadness: What the New Science of Bereavement Tells Us About Life After Loss Cover Image
ISBN: 9781541699373
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Published: Basic Books - November 5th, 2019

In this thoroughly revised and updated classic, a renowned psychologist shows that mourning is far from predictable, and all of us share a surprising ability to be resilient

My Meteorite: Or, Without the Random There Can Be No New Thing Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143134367
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Published: Penguin Books - March 17th, 2020

New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
One of LitHub's Most Anticipated Books of 2020
An expansive, radiant, and genre-defying investigation into bonding—and how we are shaped by forces we cannot fully know


America's Expiration Date: The Fall of Empires and Superpowers . . . and the Future of the United States Cover Image
ISBN: 9780310357537
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Published: Zondervan - January 21st, 2020

A warning and a wake-up call to learn history so we are not doomed to repeat it. A must-read for anyone who longs for a promising future for our great nation.

What is wrong with America today? Is it possible that America could crumble and our democracy fail?

Nobody Ever Talks About Anything But the End: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982109332
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 28th, 2020

A genuinely moving, funny, and inventive account of loss and grief, mental illness and suicide, from film and TV producer Liz Levine (Story of a Girl), written in the aftermath of the deaths of her sister and best friend.

I feel like I might be a terrible person to be laughing in these moments.

The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525511373
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 10th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • As a young mother facing a terminal diagnosis, Julie Yip-Williams began to write her story, a story like no other. What began as the chronicle of an imminent and early death became something much more—a powerful exhortation to the living.

Salt in My Soul: An Unfinished Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984855442
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 28th, 2020

The diaries of a remarkable young woman who was determined to live a meaningful and happy life despite her struggle with cystic fibrosis and a rare superbug—from age fifteen to her death at the age of twenty-five

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