Books on grief and bereavement | Cruse Bereavement Care

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The following links are to books on bereavement and books on grief available for sale from amazon.

Don't forget to also check out Cruse publications, and our free booklets.


Healing Grief

A positive, self-help approach to loss, grieving and bereavement by  Barbara Ward

The Courage to Grieve

Experienced therapist Judy Tatelbaum writes simply and with understanding about many aspects of grief, including complex situations such as delayed grieving.

The Early Days of Grieving

Derek Nuttal speaks simply and directly to bereaved people, offering support, explanation and information. 

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

A classic of wisdom and enlightenment from a Buddhist tradition, by a Tibetan writer and teacher who also understands the West. 

Through Grief

A popular book by Elizabeth Collick about the pattern of grief and recovery. Helpful for those experiencing deep grief. 

You'll Get Over It - The rage of bereavement

The well-known journalist and agony aunt Virgina Ironside writes about her own and others’ experience of bereavement, pulling no punches about the painful turmoil of emotions and angrily dismissing many of the conventional attempts to comfort the bereaved, but finally moving towards the glimmerings of hope. 

When Bad Things Happen to Good People

A wise book on suffering written by Rabbi Harold Kushner.