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To The One by Marnie Freeman
To The One
by Marnie Freeman
read in September, 2014
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Reading a memoir in one sitting is quite a testimony of a book holding a reader's attention. It is not perfectly honed wordsmithing but the story will educate you and leave you feeling you have gained an insight few books have previously offered.

I ha...more
K2 ----- rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
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Worth the long wait at the library especially if you are a Roz Chast fan, as I am, from her work in the New Yorker.

Being an only child when parents are aging seems like a mighty load to bear and the expressions in her drawings in this book capture t...more
History of a Suicide by Jill Bialosky
"This is a writer trying to make sense of her sister's suicide 20 years earlier. But there is no explanation that satisfies. Most people have been depressed to some degree by the time they reach adulthood and have fleeting thoughts of "I no longer..." Read more of this review »
History of a Suicide by Jill Bialosky
" "The most mysterious part of grief is that you think you can will it away."

History of a Suicide: My Sister's Unfinished Life is Jill Bialosky's reflection on her sister's life, a girl who killed herself when she was only twenty two and who's fami..." Read more of this review »
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Enon by Paul Harding
Enon
by Paul Harding
read in July, 2014
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Super inconsistent. Amazing look at grief and how it can take over one's life to the cost of everything else. I found it all a bit hard to swallow, the tattered relationships, the lack of explanation how one could fall down so far without any interve...more
K2 ----- rated a book 4 of 5 stars
How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick by Letty Cottin Pogrebin
How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick
by Letty Cottin Pogrebin (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2013
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This should be required reading for anyone who cares about being a good friend in thick and thin.

If you have ever felt like you might be chewing on your foot when approaching delicate health situations with friends this book will serve as a welcome g...more
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Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink
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What Is Life Worth? by Kenneth R. Feinberg
"Charged with convincing the families of the victims of 9/11/01 to not sue the government or airlines, Feinburg attempts to explain how families fighting for money after the victim's death is their expression of the value of that life. He falls sho..." Read more of this review »
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Knocking on Heaven's Door by Katy Butler
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The Cost of Hope by Amanda   Bennett
The Cost of Hope: A Memoir
by Amanda Bennett (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2013
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This book should be more widely read by all Americans but the question is who is the audience and who would you dear reader pass it onto?

Bennett is a talented writer and her story is balanced and well-paced.

I have no idea where I heard about the boo...more
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