Mortician Caitlin Doughty does it again with her second book, this time not about cremation, but still about death, don’t worry! In From Here to Eternity, she reviews her experiences in countries around the world, teaching us what she learned about how different cultures care for their dead. We learn about different rituals and ceremonies, and compare them to our own. She holds our hands and guides us through what could be an unpleasant subject, and reminds us the way we, as individuals, view death is a result of our cultural attitudes. If you, like me, are interested in such topics, this book is as engaging as it is educational, and I highly recommend it.
Read the print book, or listen to the author read it to you on Overdrive!