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Book Review: The Dogs of Babel by Carolyn Parkhurst

With a storyline that intertwines grief and joy, life and death, this book brims with emotion

When I first read The Dogs of Babel, I was probably a bit too young to fully appreciate the nuanced balance of grief and joy presented by author Carolyn Parkhurst. But I recently picked the book up again, and was … Continue reading

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Death, Society and the Human Experience

Robert J Kastenbaum's landmark text on the sociology of death and dying

Robert J Kastenbaum’s Death, Society, and the Human Experience is an almost 500 page text divided into 15 chapters that intends to “contribute to your understanding of your relationship with death, both as an individual and as a member of society.” … Continue reading

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