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Oct.01.2011
In his book, “A Prayer for the Departed: Tales of a Family through the Decades of the Last Century” (ISBN 1461138930), Bill Broder honors the elders of his family through a series of short stories. As the youngest son, he acts as witness to the lives of his parents, his uncles and his aunts – lives...
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Jun.13.2011
But I Didn't Say Goodbye is a book seen through the eyes of Alex, an eleven-year-old boy, whose father has died by suicide. This story is a glimpse into a child s traumatic and life changing personal experience. But I Didn't Say Goodbye introduces you to a bereaved family immediately after...
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Apr.18.2011
In this Mom’s Choice® Gold award-winning book, British Grief Expert, Gemini Adams, explains that our real “wealth” lies not in our Financial Assets, but our Emotional Assets: the values, memories, lessons, voice, image, wisdom and affections that we can capture and share through a loving legacy....
susan-wingate's picture
May.09.2009
Bobby's Diner is a story of a woman trying to find herself in a town where nobody wants her. Georgette Carlisle, twenty-five when she saunters into the rustic town of Sunnydale, Arizona, snags husband, Bobby, away from another woman, Vanessa Carlisle. After he dies - fifteen years later when the...
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Nov.30.2008
From BooklistThe varied plots of Earle's compelling debut carom through its pages like a pinball. Foremost a coming-of-age tale, it is tinged with Earle's philosophical riffs on marriage and divorce, the economics of aging, and the often inscrutable ties between generations. Max, 16 and an only...
irvin-yalom's picture
Feb.27.2008
From the acclaimed author of the best-selling Love's Executioner, The Gift of Therapy, and When Nietzsche Wept comes an inspiring book that confronts the most demanding challenge we all face: overcoming the terror of death. Written in Irv Yalom's inimitable story-telling style, Staring at the Sun...
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Feb.03.2008
THE EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME IS ABOUT LIVING FULLY UP TO THE LAST MOMENT, AND DYING WELL WHEN THE TIME HAS COME. THE AUTHOR HELPS FOUR TERMINALLY ILL FRIENDS DYING OF CANCER AND AIDS AS THEY PREPARE FOR DEATH. THE BOOK IS ABOUT THEIR SPIRITUAL EMERGENCE AS THEY PHYSICALLY DECLINE. IT IS ABOUT...
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Jan.29.2008
Ancient Hindu scripture says that some "longing in the darkness" propelled our world into being. Deep bonds with the people we love are an expression of that primal force, a doorway to ecstasy. These soul bonds are sensual, are EROS. Here are true stories of a woman's intense connection...
priscilla-hodgkins's picture
Jan.27.2008
Personal essay about tending to an aging parent and considerations of time and time travel. The complete essay is available here: http://www.creativenonfiction.org/thejournal/articles/issue09/09hodgkins_einsteindidnt.htm
jennie-shortridge's picture
Jan.05.2008
From the Publisher Nothing gets Eleanor Samuels's heart racing like a double scoop of mocha fudge chunk. Sure, the magazine writer may have some issues aside from food, but she isn't quite ready to face them. Then her beloved Uncle Benny falls ill, and what at first seems scary and daunting becomes...