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Book Riot's 50 Must-Read Books for Tackling Fear of Death

"Sure, it's morbid to dwell on the fear of dying. It's also very human.
For those who'd rather read their way through this fear than ignore it (and I think those are equally valid strategies), here's a list of suggested reading."
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Memento Mori (Muriel Spark)
Memento Mori (Muriel Spark)
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White Noise (Don Delillo)
White Noise (Don Delillo)
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The Picture of Dorian Grey (Oscar Wilde)
The Picture of Dorian Grey (Oscar Wilde)
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A Long Way Down (Nick Hornby)
A Long Way Down (Nick Hornby)
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The Cure for Grief (Nellie Herman)
The Cure for Grief (Nellie Herman)
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The Caregiver (Samuel Park)
The Caregiver (Samuel Park)
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If Cats Disappeared From the World (Genki Kawamura)
If Cats Disappeared From the World (Genki Kawamura)
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One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude
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The Heart (Maylis De Kerangal)
The Heart (Maylis De Kerangal)
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My Sister's Keeper (Jodi Picoult)
My Sister's Keeper (Jodi Picoult)
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Two Old Women (Velma Wallis)
Two Old Women (Velma Wallis)
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The Buried Giant (Kazuo Ishiguro)
The Buried Giant (Kazuo Ishiguro)
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13
East of Eden
East of Eden
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Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
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After Many a Summer Dies the Swan (Aldous Huxley)
After Many a Summer Dies the Swan (Aldous Huxley)
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Cat's Cradle (Kurt Vonnegut)
Cat's Cradle (Kurt Vonnegut)
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The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
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Family Matters (Rohinton Mistry)
Family Matters (Rohinton Mistry)
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Three Tall Women (1994) (Edward Albee)
Three Tall Women (1994) (Edward Albee)
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No Exit (Jean-Paul Sartre)
No Exit (Jean-Paul Sartre)
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The Iceman Cometh (Eugene O'Neill)
The Iceman Cometh (Eugene O'Neill)
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The Ferryman (Jez Butterworth)
The Ferryman (Jez Butterworth)
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Being Mortal : Medicine and What Matters in the End (Atul Gawande)
Being Mortal : Medicine and What Matters in the End (Atul Gawande)
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The Emperor of All Maladies (Siddhartha Mukherjee)
The Emperor of All Maladies (Siddhartha Mukherjee)
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How to Change Your Mind (Michael Pollan)
How to Change Your Mind (Michael Pollan)
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How We Die (Sherwin B. Nuland)
How We Die (Sherwin B. Nuland)
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Final Exam (Pauline W. Chen)
Final Exam (Pauline W. Chen)
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From Here to Eternity (Caitlin Doughty)
From Here to Eternity (Caitlin Doughty)
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The Morbid Anatomy Anthology (Joanna Ebenstein)
The Morbid Anatomy Anthology (Joanna Ebenstein)
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How We Live and Why We Die: The Secret Lives of Cells (Lewis Wolpert)
How We Live and Why We Die: The Secret Lives of Cells (Lewis Wolpert)
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Body of Work: Meditations on Mortality From the Human Anatomy Lab (Christine Montross)
Body of Work: Meditations on Mortality From the Human Anatomy Lab (Christine Montross)
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Advice for Future Corpses (And Those Who Love Them) (Sallie Tisdale)
Advice for Future Corpses (And Those Who Love Them) (Sallie Tisdale)
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Nothing to Be Frightened of (Julian Barnes)
Nothing to Be Frightened of (Julian Barnes)
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When Breath Becomes Air (Paul Kalanithi)
When Breath Becomes Air (Paul Kalanithi)
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The Year of Magical Thinking (Joan Didion)
The Year of Magical Thinking (Joan Didion)
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The Bright Hour (Nina Riggs)
The Bright Hour (Nina Riggs)
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Traveling With Pomegranates (Sue Monk Kidd)
Traveling With Pomegranates (Sue Monk Kidd)
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The Unwinding of the Miracle (Julie Yip-Williams)
The Unwinding of the Miracle (Julie Yip-Williams)
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Dying : A Memoir (Cory Taylor)
Dying : A Memoir (Cory Taylor)
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Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies That I've Loved (Kate Bowler)
Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies That I've Loved (Kate Bowler)
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