2016 Events for The Good Death

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11 – Atlanta, Georgia: A Cappella Books, 6:30 pm. More information here.

14 – Atlanta, Georgia: Emory University, details to come.


29 – Webinar, “Can Our Health Care System Provide a Good Death?” Center for Health Journalism, University of Southern California. 1pm EST.  With Leonard Schaeffer, Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & EconomicsRegister here.


26 – Boston, MA: Harvard Bookstore, 7 pm. With Katherine Stewart, author of The Good News Club. More details here.


10 – New York: Morbid Anatomy Museum, 7 pm. “Love you to Death,” A reading by the editors and writers of Killing the Buddha, including founder, Peter Manseau (author, Melancholy Accidents), Gordon Haber, Scott Korb and Ann Neumann (author, The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America, Beacon, 2016). With founder Jeff Sharlet, editor Brook Wilensky-Lanford and others. Robin Groeman, elder law attorney will be filling out your advance directives). Tickets here. Details.

22 – San Francisco, CA: Booksmith, 7:30 pm. A reading with an introduction by Katy Butler, author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door. Details.

24 – Portland, OR: Powell’s Books, 7:30 pm. Introduction by Peg Sandeen, PhD, MSW, Executive Director of Death with Dignity. Details.

29 – Los Angeles, CA: Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and The Center for Health Journalism, USC


16 – New York: NYU Bookstore, 6 pm. In conversation with bestselling author (and founding editor of The Revealer) Jeff Sharlet. Introduced by Kali Handelman (current editor of The Revealer). Sponsored by The Revealer, a publication of The Center for Religion and Media, and The Center for Media Culture and History. Details.

17 – New York: McNally Jackson Bookstore, 7 pm, with Sheri Fink, author of Five Days at Memorial, and NY State Senator Diane Savino. Sponsored by Guernica Magazine. Details.

25 – Lancaster, PA: DogStar Books with Mark Clatterbuck, professor of religion, Montclair University, and Shayna Watson, chaplain, Hospice & Community Care and Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Details.


**To schedule an appearance or event, contact Nicholas DiSabatino at