Smoke Gets in your Eyes
And Other Lessons From the CrematoryBook - 2014
From Library Staff
One of my favorite bits of what I think of as "mortality lit." Doughty's voice is conversational and thought-provoking.
July 2016 selection for the Oak Park Library Book Group.
JCLHannahJaneC Jan 13, 2016
morbid, hilarious, inspiring and ruthlessly genuine - Caitlin Doughty has a knack for finding the beauty in peculiar and horrifying moments and writing about them with poetry, wisdom and humor - there's a strong argument here for how we deal with the dead, but also hope, that together, we can fix it
JCLGreggW Oct 14, 2014
A witty, heartfelt, dark, fascinating, and even philosophical look at the death and funeral industry in America. Part personal memoir, part behind-the-scenes look at a part of life that is usually shrouded in mystery, Cailtin Doughty writes a compelling book that will make you think about the end... Read More »