Every day, funeral director Caitlin Doughty receives dozens of questions about death. The best questions come from kids. What would happen to an astronaut's body if it were pushed out of a space shuttle? Do people poop when they die? Can Grandma have a Viking funeral?
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A paradigm-shifting book from an acclaimed Harvard Medical School scientist and one of Time’s most influential people.
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A psychiatrist and award-winning documentarian sheds light on the mental-health-care crisis in the United States.
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$28.00ISBN: 9781501157165Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Simon & Schuster - July 16th, 2019
The first ever practical, compassionate, and comprehensive guide to dying—and living fully until you do.
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A noted neurologist challenges the widespread misunderstanding of brain disease and mental illness.$27.95ISBN: 9780393651423Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - August 6th, 2019
Smart people are not only just as prone to making mistakes as everyone else, they may be even more susceptible to them. This is the "intelligence trap," the subject of David Robson's fascinating and provocative book.$16.95ISBN: 9781611807684Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Shambhala - August 27th, 2019
A trusted companion and go-to resource for everyone supporting someone at the end of life--from the moment we first learn that someone is dying through the time of death and beyond.$16.00ISBN: 9781501182181Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Gallery Books - June 18th, 2019
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“In its loving, fierce specificity, this book on how to die is also a blessedly saccharine-free guide for how to live” (The New York Times).
Former NEA fellow and Pushcart Prize-winning writer Sallie Tisdale offers a lyrical, thought-provoking, yet practical perspective on dea$27.95ISBN: 9780393254693Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - August 13th, 2019
Challenging leading scientific theories that claim that our senses report back objective reality, cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman argues that while we should take our perceptions seriously, we should not take them literally. How can it be possible that the world we see is not objective reality? And how can our senses be useful if they are not communicating the truth?