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Memoirs on Grief, Loss, and Mourning
I had a patron ask me to help them find memoirs about grief the other day. I gave them a list of books that I felt was too inadequate, so I decided to create a more comprehensive list. These touching and heartfelt memoirs are wonderful for anyone who thinks they may be alone in their grief.    Print this list Print this list
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Cover Art: Tuesdays with Morrie : an old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson /
Tuesdays with Morrie : an old man, a young man, and life's greatest lesson
Albom, Mitch, 1958-
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 Sch873
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Cover Art: The afterlife /
The afterlife
Antrim, Donald.
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 An89
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Cover Art: A very easy death /
A very easy death
Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986.
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 B381
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Cover Art: Life's that way : a memoir /
Life's that way : a memoir
Beaver, Jim, 1950-
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 B38105
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Cover Art: History of a suicide : my sister's unfinished life /
History of a suicide : my sister's unfinished life
Bialosky, Jill.
Adult Nonfiction Book
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Cover Art: Here if you need me : a true story /
Here if you need me : a true story
Braestrup, Kate.
Adult Nonfiction Book 289.178 B
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Cover Art: Losing Mum and Pup : a memoir /
Losing Mum and Pup : a memoir
Buckley, Christopher, 1952-
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 B8564
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Cover Art: Let's take the long way home : a memoir of friendship /
Let's take the long way home : a memoir of friendship
Caldwell, Gail, 1951-
Adult Nonfiction Book 070.92 C 2010
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Cover Art: The year of magical thinking /
The year of magical thinking
Didion, Joan.
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 D5666
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Cover Art: Dog years : a memoir /
Dog years : a memoir
Doty, Mark.
Adult Nonfiction Book
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Cover Art: Heaven's coast : a memoir /
Heaven's coast : a memoir
Doty, Mark.
Adult Nonfiction Book RC607.A26D67 1996
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Cover Art: A heartbreaking work of staggering genius /
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius
Eggers, Dave.
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 Eg33 2000
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Cover Art: The shadow man /
The shadow man
Gordon, Mary, 1949-
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 G651
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Cover Art: Death be not proud : a memoir /
Death be not proud : a memoir
Gunther, John, 1901-1970.
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 G93
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Cover Art: The best day the worst day : life with Jane Kenyon /
The best day the worst day : life with Jane Kenyon
Hall, Donald, 1928-
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 K422
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Cover Art: Comfort : a journey through grief /
Comfort : a journey through grief
Hood, Ann, 1956-
Adult Nonfiction Book 155.937 H
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Cover Art: Nothing was the same : a memoir /
Nothing was the same : a memoir
Jamison, Kay R.
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 J238 2009
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Cover Art: Geography of the heart : a memoir /
Geography of the heart : a memoir
Johnson, Fenton.
Adult Nonfiction Book HQ75.8.R67J65 1996
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Cover Art: My brother /
My brother
Kincaid, Jamaica.
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 K573
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Cover Art: A grief observed /
A grief observed
Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963.
Adult Nonfiction Book 248.86 L
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Cover Art: An exact replica of a figment of my imagination : a memoir /
An exact replica of a figment of my imagination : a memoir
McCracken, Elizabeth.
Adult Nonfiction Book 155.936 M
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Cover Art: Perfection : a memoir of betrayal and renewal /
Perfection : a memoir of betrayal and renewal
Metz, Julie
Adult Nonfiction Book 306.736 M
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Cover Art: A widow's story : a memoir /
A widow's story : a memoir
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 Oa8 2011
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Cover Art: Ghost rider : travels on the healing road /
Ghost rider : travels on the healing road
Peart, Neil.
Adult Nonfiction Book 917.04539 P
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Cover Art: Before I say goodbye : recollections and observations from one woman's final yea
Before I say goodbye : recollections and observations from one woman's final yea
Picardie, Ruth, 1964-1997.
Adult Nonfiction Book 362.19699 P
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Cover Art: The pure lover : a memoir of grief /
The pure lover : a memoir of grief
Plante, David.
Adult Nonfiction Book 155.937 P 2009
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Cover Art: What remains : a memoir of fate, friendship, and love /
What remains : a memoir of fate, friendship, and love
Radziwill, Carole.
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 R1252
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Cover Art: Without you : a memoir of love, loss, and the musical Rent /
Without you : a memoir of love, loss, and the musical Rent
Rapp, Anthony.
Adult Nonfiction Book PN2287.R247 A3 2006
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Cover Art: Chosen by a horse : a memoir /
Chosen by a horse : a memoir
Richards, Susan, 1949-
Adult Nonfiction Book 636.10019 R
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Cover Art: Epilogue : a memoir /
Epilogue : a memoir
Roiphe, Anne Richardson, 1935-
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 R637
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Cover Art: Making toast : a family story /
Making toast : a family story
Rosenblatt, Roger.
Adult Nonfiction Book 306.8745 R 2010
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Cover Art: Love is a mix tape : life and loss, one song at a time /
Love is a mix tape : life and loss, one song at a time
Sheffield, Rob.
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 Sh437
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Cover Art: Name all the animals : a memoir /
Name all the animals : a memoir
Smith, Alison, 1968-
Adult Nonfiction Book 155.937 S
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Cover Art: Half a Life: A Memoir /
Half a Life: A Memoir
Strauss, Darin.
Adult Nonfiction Book
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Cover Art: Shadowchild : a meditation on love and loss /
Shadowchild : a meditation on love and loss
Thomese, P. F.
Adult Nonfiction Book 155.937 T
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Cover Art: American widow /
American widow
Torres, Alissa.
Adult Fiction TORRES
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Cover Art: About Alice /
About Alice
Trillin, Calvin.
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 T72991
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Cover Art: Grief girl : my true story /
Grief girl : my true story
Vincent, Erin.
Teen Nonfiction Book 155.93709 V
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Cover Art: The kids are all right : a memoir /
The kids are all right : a memoir
Welch, Diana
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 W4423 2009
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Cover Art: Pedro and me : friendship, loss, and what I learned /
Pedro and me : friendship, loss, and what I learned
Winick, Judd
Adult Nonfiction Book RC607.A26 W5726 2000
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Cover Art: Lament for a son /
Lament for a son
Wolterstorff, Nicholas.
Adult Nonfiction Book BF575.G7W65 1987
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