Recommended Readings

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Recommended Readings 2018-09-28T07:30:12+00:00

The Singapore Hospice is deeply grateful to the National Library Board for the provision of the details of these books in support of greater understanding of palliative care and end-of-life issues. These recommended titles are available at our public libraries for borrowing. Most are available as ebooks which you can also borrow and read on your mobile devices. May you find this selection meaningful and helpful in your life’s journey.

The Singapore Hospice and Palliative Care Story: The Movement that Refused to Die

Author: Danesh Daryanani
Publisher:  Singapore Hospice Council, 2017
Call Number: 362.175095957 DAR

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A Grief Observed

Author: C.S. Lewis
Year: 2013
Call Number: 242.4 LEW

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Author: Atul Gawande
Year: 2014
Call Number: 362.175 GAW -[HEA]

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Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Author: Roz Chast
Year: 2014
Call Number: 741.56973 CHA -[ART]

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Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End of Life Care and The Hospice Movement

Author: Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel
Year: 2013
Call Number: 616.029 SMI -[HEA]

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Dying: A Memoir

Author: Cory Taylor
Year: 2016
Call Number: 362.175092 TAY -[HEA]

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Grief is the Thing with Feathers

Author: Max Porter
Year: 2015
Call Number: POR

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Handbook for Mortals: Guidance for People Facing Serious Illness

Author: Joanne Lynn, Joan Harrold, Janice Lynch Schuster
Year:  2011
Call Number: 362.175 LYN -[HEA]

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Late Fragments: Everything I Want to Tell You (About This Magnificent Life)

Author: Kate Gross
Year: 2015
Call Number: 362.196994347 GRO -[HEA]

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Lessons for the Living: Stories of Forgiveness, Gratitude, and Courage at the End of Life

Author: Stan Goldberg
Year: 2009
Call Number: 362.175092 GOL -[HEA]

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Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death

Author: Katy Butler
Year:  2013
Call Number: 616.029 BUT -[HEA]

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The Best Care Possible: A Physician’s Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life

Author: Ira Byock
Year: 2012
Call Number: 616.029 BYO -[HEA]

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The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End-of-Life Care

Author: Angelo Volandes
Year: 2015
Call Number: 616.029 VOL -[HEA]

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The Fault in Our Stars

Author: John Green
Year: 2012
Call Number: YA GRE

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The Last Lecture

Author: Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow
Year: 2008
Call Number: 004.092 PAU -[COM]

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The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients’ Lives

Author: Theresa Brown
Year: 2015
Call Number: 616.028 BRO -[HEA]

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Time of My Life – Past Perfect, a Journal of Self-Discovery

Author: Yang Xinyan Alexis
Publisher: Singapore Hospice Council, 2018
Call Number: (For Reference Only)

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Tuesdays with Morrie

Author: Mitch Albom
Year: 1998
Call Number: 378.12092 ALB

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When Breath Becomes Air

Author: Paul Kalanithi
Year: 2016
Call Number: 616.99424 KAL -[HEA]

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When I Die: Lessons from the Death Zone

Author: Philip Gould; edited by Keith Blackmore
Year: 2013
Call Number: 362.19699432 GOU -[HEA]

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You Can Stop Humming Now: A Doctor’s Stories of Life, Death, and in Between

Author: Daniela Lamas
Year: 2018
Call Number: 616.028 LAM -[HEA]

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