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NewPages calls the collection “important” and “beautifully written”

April 8, 2013 by


Reviewer Cheryl Wright-Watkins has kind things to say about At the End of Life: As expected given the subject matter, this collection contains an ample amount of sadness. But these writers deftly use details, metaphor, and lyricism to create art instead of sentimentality. To read the full review, visit NewPages.

Praise for At the End of Life

November 30, 2012 by


Dr. Neil Vickers of King’s College has some kinds words for At the End of Life in his review [extract only] at Medical Humanities: All of the essays in the collection are beautifully written. They deserve to be read for that and for their authors’ honesty and the self-knowledge. Vickers is particularly struck by Beecher Grogan’s essay on […]

New York Times Review

April 30, 2012 by


“At the End of Life” received a thoughtful write-up from New York Times reviewer Paula Span at the New Old Age blog last week. From the review: “And reality is what ‘At the End of Life,’ the first book published by the journal Creative Nonfiction, delivers. Its authors, and editor Lee Gutkind, deserve credit for […]