Top Selling in Death, Grief, Bereavement

Enjoying What We Don't Have: The Political Project of Psychoanalysis

Todd McGowan
Although there have been many attempts to apply the ideas of psychoanalysis to political thought, this book is the first to identify the political project inherent in the fundamental tenets of psyc

Good Grief

Granger E. Westberg
For 50 years, Good Grief has helped millions of readers, including NFL players and a former first lady, find comfort and hope after loss, and now this classic text is available in a new edition with a

Madeleine: Our daughter's disappearance and the continuing search for her

Kate McCann
'The decision to publish this book has been very difficult, and taken with heavy hearts ... My reason for writing it is simple: to give an account of the truth ... Writing this memoir has entailed

The End of Your Life Book Club

Will Schwalbe
“What are you reading?” That’s the question Will Schwalbe asks his mother, Mary Anne, as they sit in the waiting room of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In 2007, Mary Anne retur

The Grief Recovery Handbook, 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition

John W. James
Newly updated and expanded to commemorate its twentieth anniversary—this classic resource helps people complete the grieving process and move toward recovery and happiness.Incomplete recover

On Death and Dying

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
One of the most important psychological studies of the late twentieth century, On Death and Dying grew out of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's famous interdisciplinary seminar on death, life, and tr

The End of Normal: A Wife's Anguish, A Widow's New Life

Stephanie Madoff Mack
A New York Times bestseller, the explosive and heartbreaking memoir from the widow of Mark Madoff and the daughter-in-law of Bernard Madoff When the news of Bernard Madoff’s Ponz

I Wasn't Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One

Pamela D. Blair
Now there is a hand to hold... Each year about eight million Americans suffer the death of someone close to them. Now for thse who face the challenges of sudden death, there is a han

Levels of Life

Julian Barnes
Julian Barnes, author of the Man Booker Prize–winning novel The Sense of an Ending, gives us his most powerfully moving book yet, beginning in the nineteenth century and leading seamlessly into an

Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss

Hope Edelman
An instant bestseller in both hardcover and paperback, Hope Edelman'sMotherless Daughtersexplores the myriad ways that losing a mother can affect almost every aspect and passage of a woman's li

Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children

Bryan Mellonie
A pet . . . a friend . . . or a relative dies, and it must be explained to a child. This sensitive book is a useful tool in explaining to children that death is a part of life and that, eventually, al

Half a Life: A Memoir

Darin Strauss
In this powerful, unforgettable memoir, acclaimed novelist Darin Strauss examines the far-reaching consequences of the tragic moment that has shadowed his whole life. In his last month of high scho

Worth Fighting For: Love, Loss, and Moving Forward

Lisa Niemi Swayze
When Lisa Niemi first exchanged vows with Patrick Swayze, she promised to be with her husband “till death do us part.” But how many couples stop and think about what that truly means? Worth

Love Is a Mix Tape: Life, Loss, and What I Listened To

Rob Sheffield
What Is love? Great minds have been grappling with this question throughout the ages, and in the modern era, they have come up with many different answers. According to Western philosopher Pat Benatar

Introducing Emotional Intelligence: A Practical Guide

David Walton
An INTRODUCING PRACTICAL GUIDE to effectively understanding oneself and others. Emotional intelligence is the innate potential to feel, use, communicate, recognize, remember, describe, identify, learn

Lament for a Son

Nicholas Wolterstorff
To those who are left behind, the death of a friend or family member is a beginning as much as an end. For the author of this book, who lost his 25-year-old son Eric in a mountain climbing accident, i

Monument Road

Charlie Quimby
Leonard Self knows where he’s going to end his life. But the road there is winding, and he has company.

My Mother's Rules: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Emotional Genius

Lynn Toler
In this unique, profoundly inspirational memoir, Divorce Court star Judge Lynn Toler shares her mother’s wisdom for learning to conquer anger and become immune to insult. Toler credits her mother’s “r

Changing Course: Healing from Loss, Abandonment, and Fear

Claudia Black
In Changing Course, the best-selling sequel to It Will Never Happen to Me, Claudia Black extends a helping hand to individuals working their way through the painful experience of be

Necessary Losses: The Loves Illusions Dependencies and Impossible Ex

Judith Viorst
From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.

When Children Grieve: For Adults to Help Children Deal with Death, Divorce, Pet Loss, Moving, and Other Losses

John W. James
To watch a child grieve and not know what to do is a profoundly difficult experience for parents, teachers, and caregivers. Yet, there are guidelines for helping children develop a lifelong, health

Falling Out of Time

David Grossman
Following his magisterial To the End of the Land, the universally acclaimed Israeli author brings us an incandescent fable of parental grief––concise, elemental, a powerfully distilled experien

Freeing Yourself from Anxiety: Four Simple Steps to Overcome Worry and Create the Life You Want

Tamar Ellsas Chansky
Is worry wearing you out? Whether it’s losing sleep over a deadline, fretting about a relationship, or constantly thinking about what you “should have” done or said, anxiety makes life feel like a rac

The Kids Are All Right: A Memoir

Diana Welch
“Perfect is boring.”Well, 1983 certainly wasn’t boring for the Welch family. Somehow, between their handsome father’s mysterious death, their glamorous soap-opera-star mother’s cancer diagnosi

The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty

Simon Baron-Cohen
A pathbreaking autism researcher explores why some people lack empathy and what that absence means for our psychological understanding of evil.

The Letter: My Journey Through Love, Loss, and Life

Marie Tillman
In 2003, Pat Tillman, serving in the US Army, hastily wrote a "just in case" letter to his wife, Marie. When he returned on leave before his departure to Afghanistan, he placed the letter on top of th

Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy, Fourth Edition: A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner

J. William Worden PhD, ABPP
"Designated a Doody's Core Title! In the fields of death education, research and counseling/psychology, surely Bill Worden is a giant....ALL of us, personally and professional

The Sacred Art of Dying: How World Religions Understand Death

Kenneth Kramer
Examines how each of the major religions looks at death by including stories, teachings and rituals that present a comparative religious meaning of death and afterlife. Written in textbook style with

Widow to Widow: Thoughtful, Practical Ideas for Rebuilding Your Life

Genevieve Davis Ginsburg
In this remarkably useful guide, widow, author, and therapist Genevieve Davis Ginsburg offers fellow widows-as well as their family and friends-sage advice for coping with the loss of a husband. From

Rescuing Sprite: A Dog Lover's Story of Joy and Anguish

Mark R. Levin
Although Mark Levin is known as a constitutional lawyer and a nationally syndicated broadcaster, he is, first and foremost, a dog lover. In 1998, he and his family welcomed a half-Border Collie/half-C

Signs of Life: A Memoir

Natalie Taylor
“I know. I know. No one says it but I know…” —from Signs of Life Twenty-four-year-old Natalie Taylor was leading a charmed life. At the age of twenty four, she had a fulfilling j

Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End of Life Care and The Hospice Movement

Fran Smith
There’s a quiet revolution happening in the way we die. More than 1.5 million Americans a year die in hospice care—nearly 44 percent of all deaths—and a vast industry has sprung up to meet the gr

The Orphaned Adult: Understanding And Coping With Grief And Change After The Death Of Our Parents

Alexander Levy
Losing our parents when we ourselves are adults is in the natural order of things, a rite of passage into true adulthood. But whether we lose them suddenly or after a prolonged illness, and whether we

The Long Goodbye: A Memoir

Meghan O'Rourke
What is it like to mourn today, in a culture that has largely set aside rituals that acknowledge grief? After her mother died of cancer at the age of fifty-five, Meghan O’Rourke found that nothing had

A Time to Grieve: Meditations for Healing After the Death of a Loved One

Carol Staudacher
A collection of truly comforting, down-to-earth thoughts and meditations -- including the authentic voices of survivors -- for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.

Who Killed My Daughter?

Lois Duncan
On July 16, 1989, Lois Duncan’s daughter was chased down and shot to death in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After the police abandoned all leads, Duncan refused to give up her search for the truth.

Life After Loss: A Practical Guide to Renewing Your Life After Experiencing Major Loss

Bob Deits
"One of the classics in the field of crisis intervention” (Dr. Earl Grollman), Life after Loss is the go-to resource for anyone who has suffered a significant life change. Loss can be overwhelm

Death with Interruptions

José Saramago
Nobel Prize-winner Jose Saramago's brilliant new novel poses the question -- what happens when the grim reaper decides there will be no more death? On the first day of the new year, no one dies. This

The Empty Chair: Handling Grief on Holidays and Special Occasions

Susan J. R.N. Zonnebelt-Smeenge, Ed.D
Losing a loved one--whether a spouse, parent, child, sibling, or friend--leaves people feeling overwhelmed and hopeless. Holidays and other special occasions seem to intensify the pain. Whether the oc

When Someone Dies: The Practical Guide to the Logistics of Death

Scott Taylor Smith
Scott Taylor Smith, a venture capitalist and lawyer, had plentiful resources, and yet after his mother died, he made a series of agonizing and costly mistakes in squaring away her affairs. He could fi

Cold Noses at the Pearly Gates: A Book of Hope for Those Who Have Lost a Pet

Gary Kurz
Do all dogs and cats really go to heaven? Yes, they do! The death of your beloved pet can be one of the most heartbreaking losses you'll ever endure. But recovery isn't only about closure. You also wa

Safe in the Arms of God: Truth from Heaven About the Death of a Child

John MacArthur
"Is my baby in heaven?" This is the most important question a grieving parent can ask. And even if the little one is someone else's child, the issue remains: What happens to children―those u

A Gift of Time: Continuing Your Pregnancy When Your Baby's Life Is Expected to Be Brief

Amy Kuebelbeck
A Gift of Time is a gentle and practical guide for parents who decide to continue their pregnancy knowing that their baby's life will be brief. When prenatal testing reveals that an

Grave Matters: A Journey Through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural Way of Burial

Mark Harris
By the time Nate Fisher was laid to rest in a woodland grave sans coffin in the final season of Six Feet Under, Americans all across the country were starting to look outside the box when de

The Other Side of Sadness: What the New Science of Bereavement Tells Us about Life After Loss

George A. Bonanno
We tend to understand grief as a predictable five-stage process of denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. But in "The Other Side of Sadness," George Bonanno shows that our conventional

Slow Motion: A True Story

Dani Shapiro
From one of the most gifted writers of her  generation comes the harrowing and exqui-sitely written true story of how a family tragedy saved her life. Dani Shapiro was a young girl from a deeply relig

Saving Graces: Finding Solace and Strength from Friends and Strangers

Elizabeth Edwards
She charmed America with her smart, likable, down-to-earth personality as she campaigned for her husband, then vice-presidential candidate John Edwards. She inspired millions as she valiantly fought a

Getting to the Other Side of Grief: Overcoming the Loss of a Spouse

Susan J. R.N. Zonnebelt-Smeenge, Ed.D
This sensitive and biblically oriented book offers a roadmap for bereaved spouses on the journey through grief to resolution. Excellent for pastors, too.

Grieving with Hope: Finding Comfort as You Journey through Loss

Samuel J IV Hodges
Practical and straightforward, yet warm and compassionate, Grieving with Hope clarifies the popular misconception that people move through stages of grief. This will be an encouragement to many

How to Help Children Through a Parent's Serious Illness: Supportive, Practical Advice from a Leading Child Life Specialist

Kathleen McCue, M.A., C.C.L.S.
How to Help Children Through a Parent’s Serious Illness has become the standard work on an important subject. A classic for over fifteen years, it continues to be a go-to book for supportive

When Will I Stop Hurting?: Dealing with a Recent Death

June Cerza Kolf
"When my father passed away, a friend gave me When Will I Stop Hurting? It was such a help to me, that whenever I know someone who loses a loved one, I send them this book to read." Since

Happier Endings: A Meditation on Life and Death

Erica Brown
We are all going to die, but some of us will die better. As a spiritual teacher based in the Washington, D.C., area, Erica Brown has attracted a strong following among those looking for practi

The Grieving Teen: A Guide for Teenagers and Their Friends

Helen Fitzgerald
Although the circumstances surrounding a death are difficult to handle at any age, adolescence brings with it challenges and struggles that until now have been largely overlooked. But in this unique a

Cleo: The Cat Who Mended a Family

Helen Brown
We're just going to look. Helen Brown had no intention of adopting a pet when she brought her sons, Sam and Rob, to visit a friend's new kittens. But the runt of the litter was irresistible, with her

About Alice

Calvin Trillin
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Calvin Trillin's Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin.In Calvin Trillin’s antic tales of family life, she was portrayed as the wife who had “a wei

When the Bough Breaks: Forever After the Death of a Son or Daughter

For every parent who loses a child, when one life ends another life is forever changed. --from When the Bough BreaksWhen the Bough Breaks presents a breakthrough concept of mou

Touched by Suicide: Hope and Healing After Loss

Michael F. Myers
Whether you are struggling with fresh grief at a loved one’s death by suicide or your loss happened years ago, you should know that you are not alone. 5 million Americans are affected—directly or indi

Beyond Grace’s Rainbow

Carmel Harrington
BEYOND GRACE’S RAINBOW *Book of the Year in the 2013 Kindle Book Awards* *Winner of the Romantic eBook of the Year at the Festival of Romance* *A Bord Gais Book Club Recommende

The Wheel of Life

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
On Life and Living Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, M.D., is the woman who has transformed the way the world thinks about death and dying. Beginning with the groundbreaking publication of the classi

The Tender Scar: Life After the Death of a Spouse

Richard L. Mabry
Written by a former physician and recent widower, this warmly practical book guides the bereaved through the grief process and explains how to live after the death of a spouse. Taking excerpts from