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She is archly amused, and her amused tone throughout the book is just right for the subject.
In a world where the key to happiness lies in forgetting how often you've been forgotten, Cullen reminds us that we will be remembered.
This book provides a window into the wide variety of customs around death and funerals in the US.
A lighthearted look at how people are dealing with death and disposal. A true look at how americans are dealing with death and alternate types of disposal. Read morePublished 9 months ago by George Johnson
I read about this book in an article (perhaps in the New York Times). I love reading about memorialization and other people's opinions of funeral directing/services. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Chastity
This book provides a window into the wide variety of customs around death and funerals in the US. It is written with humor, yet is always respectful of the customs being discussed. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Amanda Chris
I saw a blurb about this book in a genealogy newsletter I receive. Since I've already discovered the variety of grave stone "styles" and various ways cemeteries are arranged, I got... Read morePublished on September 19, 2011 by N. Stanford
This isn't so much a book on trends as a compilation of exposes on the deathcare industry. There will always be new options for deathcare (or any kind of care, especially where... Read morePublished on January 2, 2009 by Aaauger
No longer do we just hold a wake, pick out a casket/urn or hold to those centuries old traditions brought over on the Mayflower. Read morePublished on October 20, 2008 by Elizabeth M.
As other reviewers have mentioned, this book will undoubtedly be compared with "Stiff" (Mary Roach praised this book and truth be told, that's why I decided to read it) and "The... Read morePublished on March 13, 2008 by Knowledge Contagion
New York-based Time magazine reporter Lisa Takeuchi Cullen not only has a nose for news, she can make you stop dead in your tracks, especially when it comes to planning your own... Read morePublished on January 10, 2008 by The Culinary Tourist
Lisa Takeuchi Cullen's "Remember Me - A Lively Tour of the New American Way of Death" is a light and entertaining journal of her travels with her newborn daughter exploring the... Read morePublished on July 22, 2007 by Robin Heppell