BOOKS ON THE TOPIC OF DEATH Nonfiction: Stiff: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty On Death and Dying by Elisabeth Kubler - Ross The Denail of Death by Ernest Becker How We Die: Reflections of Life's Final Chapter by Sherwin B. Nuland The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion The American Way of Death Revisited by Jessica Mitford Death Not Be Proud by John Gunther. Nothing to Be Frightened of by Julian Barnes Grave Matters: A Journey Through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural Way of Burial by Mark Harris No Death, No Fear: Comforting Wisdom of Life by Thich Nhat Hahn. On Death by John Donne A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis Death's Summer Coat: What the History of Death and Dying Teach Us About Life and Living by Brandy Schillace.
Fiction: The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner The Book Thief by Markus Zusak A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore