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Excerpt from At the End of Life: True Stories About How We Die

March 27, 2012 by

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The always excellent Obit-Mag.com is running an excerpt from Creative Nonfiction’s forthcoming essay collection, At the End of Life: True Stories About How We Die. And by excerpt, we mean Anne Jacobson’s entire essay, “To Morning.” The book, available everywhere April 10, features twenty-two excellent essays which Publishers Weekly called “an impressive, meaningful, and often […]

Praise for At the End of Life

February 9, 2012 by

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“Uplifting” and “beautifully written.” – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  “A gripping and passionate account of how we face the final rite of passage. These stories mine the agility of the human spirit, and will not easily be forgotten.” – Danielle Ofri, author of Medicine in Translation and Singular Intimacies

New Book!

February 9, 2012 by

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What should medicine do when it can’t save your life? The modern healthcare system has become proficient at staving off death with aggressive interventions. And yet, eventually everyone dies–and although most Americans say they would prefer to die peacefully at home, more than half of all deaths take place in hospitals or health care facilities. At […]