Everyone's favourite mortician offers seriously fascinating answers to the questions you have about death but were too afraid to ask - for fans of WHAT IF? and WHY DON'T PENGUINS' FEET FREEZE?
The critically acclaimed account of Caitlin Doughty's first year working on the funerary frontlines
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - An eye-opening, entertaining and thought-provoking account of a mortician's journey around the world to discover how other cultures care for their dead
A New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestseller "Doughty chronicles [death] practices with tenderheartedness, a technician's fascination, and an unsentimental respect for grief." -Jill Lepore, The New Yorker
"Morbid and illuminating" (Entertainment Weekly)-a young mortician goes behind the scenes of her curious profession.
The best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes expands our sense of what it means to treat the dead with "dignity."