References for research

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For reading—print on pages

A Good Goodbye: Funeral planning for those who don’t plan to die, Gail Rubin, Light Tree Press, 2010

Death for Beginners – Your no-nonsense, money-saving guide to planning for the inevitable, Karen Jones, Quill Driver Books, 2010

Dying for Change, Charles Leadbeater & Jake Garber, Demos, 2010    To read online:

Dying to Know, Hardie Grant Books, Sydney, 2007

Dying Well: A holistic guide for the dying and their carers Richard Reoch, Gaia Books, 1997

Final Gifts – Understanding the special awareness, needs and communications of the dying, Maggie Callanan, Simon & Schuster, 2012

Funeral Rights – What the Australian ‘death-care’ industry doesn’t want you to know , Robert Larkin, Penguin, 2007

Get Dead, Jamie Oliver, Friday Books, 2009

Getting My Ducks in a Row – Building Bridges, Setting Guideposts, Leaving a Legacy, Douglas G. Goldberg, 2004

Good Life to the End: taking control of our inevitable journey through ageing and death, Ken Hillman, Allen & Unwin, 2017

In the Midst of Life – the Australian response to death, Graeme Griffin & Des Tobin, Melbourne University Press, 1997 278 pages.

It’s Not About the Hair – And Other Certainties of Life and Cancer, Debra Jervis, Sasquatch Books, 2007

Letting Go: How to plan for a good death, Charlie Corke. Penguin, 2018

Saying Goodbye – How Families can find Renewal through Loss, Barbara Okun, Ph.D & Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D, Harvard Health Publications,The Berkley Publishing Group, 2011

The D-Word: Talking about dying, Sue Brayne, Continuum, 2010

The Dead Good Funerals Book (Dead Good Guides), Sue Gill & John Fox, Engineers of the Imagination, 1996

The Good Death Guide: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask, M.Dunn, Oxford 2000

The Good Funeral Guide, Charles Cowling, Continuum, 2010

The Intimacy of Death and Dying Claire Leimbach, Trypheyna McShane & Zenith Virago,  Allen & Unwin, 2009

The Last Dance: Encountering Death and Dying, (9th ed.) L. DeSpelder & A. Strickland, McGraw Hill, 2010

The Natural Death Handbook, Ru Callender et al, Natural Death Centre, 2012

The Whole Death Catalogue,  Harold Schechter, Ballantine Books, 2009

You Only Die Once – Preparing for the End of Life with Grace and Gusto, Margie Jenkins, Balcony Publishing, 2002, 4th printing 2011

For watching and listening—screen

In the End, Aus

Tender, 2013/14 Aus

Zen and the Art of Dying, 2014 Aus

Remembering Josh, UK:

A Will for the Woods, June 2014 US

A Family Undertaking, 2011 US

For listening – audio via podcast

Better Off Dead: Andrew Denton (2016) investigates the stories, moral arguments and individuals woven into discussions about why good people are dying bad deaths in Australia – because there is no law to help them.

For browsing—online on the web

Death Talker, Australia

Planning Ahead, Australia

The GroundSwell Project, Australia

Natural Death Centre, Australia and UK

Be ready for it, UK

Dying Matters, UK

The Good Funeral Guide, UK

Final Fling, Life and death decisions, UK

Death Knells (quotes)

7 Cups of Tea, Worldwide

It’s OK to die (and book), USA

Order of the Good Death, USA

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