Award Winning Books: Death and Dying

Blue Juice

Euthanasia in Veterinary Medicine

Patricia Morris

Midwest Sociological Society Distinguished Book Award, 2015

How veterinarians and owners manage companion animal euthanasia

244 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table



The Rush to End Grief and What It Costs Us

Nancy Berns

Charles Horton Cooley Award for Best Book from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, 2013
Honorable Mention from the Sociology of Emotions section of the American Sociological Association, 2012

Do we really need closure after bad things happen?

228 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table


Final Negotiations

A Story of Love, Loss, and Chronic Illness
Revised and Expanded Edition

Carolyn Ellis

International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Best Book Award, 2019

A poignant autoethnography that reflects back forty years on loving someone chronically ill

416 pages | 6 x 9


Pedagogies of Woundedness

Illness, Memoir, and the Ends of the Model Minority

James Kyung-Jin Lee

Choice Outstanding Academic Titles for 2022

What happens when illness betrays Asian American fantasies of indefinite progress?

224 pages | 6 x 9


Sudden Death and the Myth of CPR

Stefan Timmermans

Nominated for the C. Wright Mills Book Award, 2000

Restoring dignity to sudden death

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figs.