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Past Books


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An inspiring memoir of life, love, loss, and new beginnings by the widower of bestselling children’s author and filmmaker Amy Krouse Rosenthal, whose last act of love before her death was setting the stage for her husband’s life without her in the viral New York Times Modern Love column, “You May Want to Marry My Husband.”

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From Kevin Brockmeier, one of this generation's most inventive young writers, comes a striking new novel about death, life, and the mysterious place in between.


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An urgently important exploration of the human stories behind Canada's evolving acceptance of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), from one of its first and most thoughtful practitioners.

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From Matthew Quick, the New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook—made into the Academy Award–winning movie starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper—comes a poignant and hopeful novel about a widower who takes in a grieving teenager and inspires a magical revival in their small town.

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The End of Your Life Book Club

by Will Schwalbe


Talking About Death Won't Kill You

by Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller


A Man Called Ove

by Fredrik Backman


Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

by Roz Chast

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The Funeral

by Matt James


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When Breath Becomes Air

by Paul Kalanithi

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They Left us Everything

by Plum Johnson

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Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life

by Jessica Nutik Zitter

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Tuesdays with Morrie

by Mitch Albom




by David Gilmour

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Being Mortal

by Atul Gawande

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The Book Thief

by Markus Zusak


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Wave: A Memoir

by Sonali Deraniyagala

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The End of the Alphabet

by CS Richardson

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The Boys or, Waiting for the Electrician’s Daughter

by John Terpstra

Books are available to buy at Epic Books. To borrow, contact your local library.

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