With the End in Mind - How to Live and Die Well by Kathryn Mannix (paperback edition)
What if everything you thought you knew about death was wrong?
In this Sunday Times Best Seller, palliative care doctor Kathryn Mannix challenges the conversation around how we live and die.
"It is time to give each other permission to talk about dying. Confronting the the process allows us to plan for and relate to our dearest people over the last part of their lives."
These are stories about normal humans. dying normal human deaths, and they offer us illumination, models for action, and hope.
Told through a series of beautifully crafted stories taken from nearly four decades of clinical practice, her book answers the most intimate questions about the process of dying with touching honesty and humanity.
She makes a compelling case for the therapeutic power of approaching death not with trepidation but with openness, clarity and understanding.
With the End in Mind is a book for us all: the grieving and bereaved, ill and healthy. Open these pages and you will find stories about people who are like you, and like people you know and love.
By turns touching, tragic, at times funny and always wise, these stories offer us illumination, models for action, and hope.
Read this book and you'll be better prepared for life as well as death.
"There aren't many books that change the way you see the world. this book really might" SUNDAY TIMES