In December of 2018, I decided to participate in the “Reading Challenge” that Goodreads hosts every year. I imagined myself being ambitious when I set my challenge at a measly 15 books. I don’t have to tell you that this goal was easily accomplished—and then some.
From the morbid to the mortal, Caitlin Doughty introduces us to the world of the funeral home and its employees. Following her work at Westwind, a funeral home and crematory, Doughty describes the people she’s worked with (both dead and alive) and the lessons she’s learned about life and death (but mostly death.)