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Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Book Discussion

Join us to discuss our Book to Action pick,Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty. The book is an irreverent memoir of a young woman who gets a job working in a crematorium. With gallows humor and a strong stomach, she confronts how modern society relates to death, the concept of a “good” death, and how death acceptance can help people prepare for the end of their lives and find peace.

We invite you to read this great (and occasionally gross) book that will give us an opportunity to talk honestly about a taboo topic. Sign up here:

Also, please join us for our other Book to Action programs happening over the coming weeks:

March 26th - Being Mortal Screening and Discussion (2PM)

March 27th - Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Book Discussion (7PM)

March 28th - The Cost of Dying: a talk by San Jose Mercury News journalist Lisa Krieger (7PM)

March 31st - Mission City Memorial Park Cemetery Tour with Mary Boyle, local history and genealogy librarian (Noon)

April 5th - Hospice and Palliative Care discussion with Hospice of the Valley (7PM)

April 6th - A Death Cafe with the Centre for Living With Dying (7PM)

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