Best Books About Suicide

A Listmania! list by Thomas R. Davis
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The list author says: "Suicide is obviously a very sensitive topic, but a very underrated. This list deals with those books that were able to smash the perception that the subject is untouchable. Knowledge is power."
A Legacy of Madness: Recovering My Family from Generations of Mental Illness
1.  A Legacy of Madness: Recovering My Family from Generations of Mental Illness by Tom Davis
The list author says:
  "Engrossing book that deals with generations of a family that met self-destruction, but then redemption."
$12.43   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

The Catcher in the Rye
2.  The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
The list author says:
  "Suicide is a subtle topic here.But it's pervasive."
$8.18   Used & New from: $2.24
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,208 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

Romeo and Juliet (Penguin Popular Classics)
3.  Romeo and Juliet (Penguin Popular Classics) by William Shakespeare
The list author says:
  "Needs no explanation"
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The Virgin Suicides: A Novel
4.  The Virgin Suicides: A Novel by Jeffrey Eugenides
The list author says:
  "Needs no explanation"
$12.09   Used & New from: $2.85
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (623 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Girl, Interrupted
5.  Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
$8.54   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (630 customer reviews)

Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide
6.  Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide by Kay Redfield Jamison
The list author says:
  "The author is an expert in the field of mental health."
$13.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (145 customer reviews)

The Bone Box: Confines of Life and Death
7.  The Bone Box: Confines of Life and Death by Itamar Bernstein
$2.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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A Tale of Love and Darkness
8.  A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz
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Immortality (Perennial Classics)
9.  Immortality (Perennial Classics) by Milan Kundera
$10.77   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Cobain Unseen
10.  Cobain Unseen by Charles R. Cross
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

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Who Dies?: An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying
11.  Who Dies?: An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying by Stephen Levine
$11.18   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)