Read-iculously Low Prices

Social Science Books

Page 1 of 1 - 23 results

On Death and Dying
Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth

$18.99 $10.09

Ten years after Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s death, a commemorative edition with a new introduction and updated resources section of her beloved groundbreaking classic on the five stages of grief.One of the most important psychological studies of the late twentieth century, On Death and Dying grew out...


Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul
Jenkinson, Stephen

$26.21 $10.09

Die Wise does not offer seven steps for coping with death. It does not suggest ways to make dying easier. It pours no honey to make the medicine go down. Instead, with lyrical prose, deep wisdom, and stories from his two decades of working with dying people and their...


Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places
Dickey, Colin

$23.00 $8.69

An intellectual feast for fans of offbeat history, Ghostland takes readers on a road trip through some of the country's most infamously haunted places - and deep into the dark side of our history.Colin Dickey is on the trail of America's ghosts. Crammed into old houses and hotels, abandoned priso...


Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer
Ehrenreich, Barbara

$22.49 $7.29

A razor-sharp polemic which offers an entirely new understanding of our bodies, ourselves, and our place in the universe, Natural Causes describes how we over-prepare and worry way too much about what is inevitable. One by one, Ehrenreich topples the shibboleths that guide our attempts to live a ...


All That You Leave Behind
Carr, Erin Lee

$35.00 $10.09

A celebrated journalist, bestselling author (The Night of the Gun), and recovering addict, David Carr was in the prime of his career when he suffered a fatal collapse in the newsroom of The New York Times in 2015. Shattered by his death, his daughter Erin Lee Carr, at age twenty-seven an up-and-c...


Confessions of a Funeral Director: How Death Saved My Life
Wilde, Caleb

$21.00 $7.29

We are a people who deeply fear death. While humans are biologically wired to evade death for as long as possible, we have become too adept at hiding from it, vilifying it, and - when it can be avoided no longer - letting the professionals take over.Sixth-generation funeral director Caleb Wilde u...


Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome.
Birkner, Gabrielle

$31.00 $7.99

Inspired by the website that the New York Times hailed as "redefining mourning," this book is a fresh and irreverent examination into navigating grief and resilience in the age of social media, offering comfort and community for coping with the mess of loss through candid original essays from a v...


With the End in Mind: Dying, Death, and Wisdom in an Age of Denial
Mannix, Kathryn

$35.00 $7.99

Modern medical technology is allowing us to live longer and fuller lives than ever before. And for the most part, that is good news. But with changes in the way we understand medicine come changes in the way we understand death. Once a familiar, peaceful, and gentle -- if sorrowful -- transition,...


With the End in Mind: Dying, Death, and Wisdom in an Age of Denial
Mannix, Kathryn

$35.00 $5.19

Modern medical technology is allowing us to live longer and fuller lives than ever before. And for the most part, that is good news. But with changes in the way we understand medicine come changes in the way we understand death. Once a familiar, peaceful, and gentle -- if sorrowful -- transition,...


Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer
Ehrenreich, Barbara

$35.47 $11.49

A razor-sharp polemic which offers an entirely new understanding of our bodies, ourselves, and our place in the universe, NATURAL CAUSES describes how we over-prepare and worry way too much about what is inevitable. One by one, Ehrenreich topples the shibboleths that guide our attempts to live a ...


Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia
Shermer, Michael

$39.00 $5.19

A scientific exploration into humanity’s obsession with the afterlife and quest for immortality from the bestselling author and skeptic Michael ShermerIn his most ambitious work yet, Shermer sets out to discover what drives humans’ belief in life after death, focusing on recent scientific attempt...


Modern Death: How Medicine Changed the End of Life
Warraich, Haider

$24.99 $7.29

There is no more universal truth in life than death. No matter who you are, it is certain that one day you will die, but the mechanics and understanding of that experience will differ greatly in today’s modern age. Dr. Haider Warraich is a young and brilliant new voice in the conversation about d...


Somebody I Used to Know
Mitchell, Wendy

$36.00 $8.69

Wendy Mitchell had a busy job with the British National Health Service, raised her two daughters alone, and spent her weekends running and climbing mountains. Then, slowly, a mist settled deep inside the mind she once knew so well, blurring the world around her. She didn’t know it then, but demen...


We Are All the Same
Wooten, Jim

$18.00 $5.79

From one of America's best known newsmen comes a heart-lifting story of the resilience of the human spirit in the face of the worst conceivable tragedy. Born into poverty in a South African shantytown, Nkosi Johnson entered the world infected with HIV. He was given only a few years to live. But h...


Glimpsing Heaven
Bachrach, Judy

$18.00 $7.29

Clinical death - the moment when the heart stops beating and brain stem activity ceases - is not as straightforward as it may seem. Hundreds of thousands of post-death experiences have been documented, and for many who have died and returned, life is forever changed. And now an increasing number ...


Death Need Not Be Fatal
McCourt, Malachy

$20.99 $3.69

Before he runs out of time, Irish bon vivant MALACHY MCCOURT shares his views on death - sometimes hilarious and often poignant - and on what will or won't happen after his last breath is drawn.During the course of his life, Malachy McCourt practically invented the single's bar; was a pioneer in ...


Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer
Ehrenreich, Barbara

$35.00 $11.49

A razor-sharp polemic which offers an entirely new understanding of our bodies, ourselves, and our place in the universe, Natural Causes describes how we over-prepare and worry way too much about what is inevitable. One by one, Ehrenreich topples the shibboleths that guide our attempts to live a ...


Death Need Not Be Fatal
McCourt, Malachy

$35.00 $6.59

Before he runs out of time, Irish bon vivant MALACHY MCCOURT shares his views on death - sometimes hilarious and often poignant - and on what will or won't happen after his last breath is drawn.During the course of his life, Malachy McCourt practically invented the single's bar; was a pioneer in ...


Bad Call: A Summer Job on a New York Ambulance
Scardino, Mike

$35.00 $5.19

Bad Call is Mike Scardino's visceral, fast-moving, and mordantly funny account of the summers he spent working as an "ambulance attendant" on the mean streets of late-1960s New York.Fueled by adrenaline and Sabrett's hot dogs, young Mike spends his days speeding from one chaotic emergency to anot...


Furnishing Eternity: A Father, a Son, a Coffin, and a Measure of Life
Giffels, David

$22.00 $3.69

David Giffels grew up fascinated by his father’s dusty, tool-strewn workshop and the countless creations it inspired. So when he enlisted his eighty-one-year-old dad to help him build his own casket, he thought of it mostly as an opportunity to sharpen his woodworking skills and to spend time tog...


Glimpsing Heaven: The Stories and Science of Life After Death
Bachrach, Judy

$28.00 $12.29

"A shower of light . . .""A connection to everything and everyone . . . ""Absolute love . . ."These are just a few of the phrases used by those who have died and returned to life - the words they found to describe their memories of the death experience. In Glimpsing Heaven, Judy Bachrach shares m...


Bobby Wonderful: An Imperfect Son Says Good-bye
Morris, Bob

$19.49 $3.69

Bob Morris was the joker in his family, but not the perfect son. With his parents approaching the end of their lives, he begins to see his relationship to them in a whole new light. But how can a seemingly self-absorbed boomer give the good people who gave him his beginning the best possible endi...


Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortality
Howard, Jules

$22.33 $5.19

As you read these words, Planet Earth teems with trillions of life-forms, each going about its own business: eating, reproducing, thriving . . . Yet, the life of almost every single organism draws nearer to certain death. On the other hand, “suicide” inside the mitochondria that live within us re...


Page 1 of 1 - 23 results

Top Titles Today