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The Long Goodbye

In her book, The Long Goodbye, Meghan O’Rourke explores the fifteen months following her mother’s death. In a culture that has few traditions and rituals for mourning, O’Rourke longs...
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The Long Goodbye: A Memoir

The Long Goodbye by poet and literary critic Meghan O’Rourke is a beautifully written and poignant memoir about grappling with a mother’s death. In the first of three sections,...
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The Way of the Comedian

This article has been excerpted from Humor’s Hidden Power: Weapon, Shield and Psychological Salve by Nichole Force, According to a tale in the Talmud, the prophet Elijah said...
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Book Review: Mortal Bonds

Losing one parent is devastating. But losing both parents within 13 days of each other? In his eBook memoir, Mortal Bonds, John Tsilimparis recounts his parents’ difficult deaths, his...
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The House on Crash Corner

Mostly anecdotal, “The House on Crash Corner,” by Mindy Greenstein, , has a message if you “listen between the lines.” It’s a message on life and death, of understanding,...
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