Death & Dying

The Gifts of the Body by Rebecca Brown, New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1994. 

Coming Home: A Guide to Dying at Home with Dignity by Deborah Duda, New York: Aurora Press, 1987. 

The Hospice Movement: A Better Way to Care for the Dying by Sandol Stoddard, New York: Vintage Books/Random House, 1991.

Death & Spirituality

Who Dies? An Investigation of Conscious Living and Conscious Dying by Ondrea and Stephen Levine, Anchor Books, 1992. 

A Year to Live: How to Live This Year as If It Were Your Last by Stephen Levine, Three Rivers Press, 1998. 

Heart Practices for Death and Dying by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition, 2008. 

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by Sogyal Rinpoche, Harper, San Francisco, 1992.

AIDS & Cancer

The Screaming Room by Barbara Peabody, San Diego: Oak Tree, 1986. 

And the Band Played On: Politics, People and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts, New York: Viking Penguin, 1993.

Buddhism & Spirituality

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times by Pema Chodron, Shambhala, 1997. 

Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight Meditation by Joseph Goldstein & Jack Kornfield, Shambhala, 1997. 

The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh, Boston: Beacon Press, 1976. 

The Enlightened Heart: An Anthology of Sacred Poetry by Stephen Mitchell, ed., Harper and Row, 1989. Summary: not available. 

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind by Shunryu Suzuki, Weatherhill, 1970. 


Grief Counseling & Grief Therapy (Second Edition) by J. William Worden, Springer Publishing Company, 1991.

Other Books

Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl, 1963. 

How Can I Help? Stories and Reflections on Service by Ram Dass & Paul Gorman, Knopf, 1985.