Book Review: Two Manuals for Dying

I wrote a review for The Christian Century of two companion books on dying by Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, a professor of medical humanities at UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco. Her two books are both beautiful and uncomfortably practical guides to facing an approaching death – your own, or that of someone you love. Here’s an excerpt from […]

Book Review: Sea Room, by Adam Nicholson

I think we have relationships with places like we have relationships with people. Love, hate, complexity, history, baggage, emotion, confusion. This may be the first of some reviews I do of books that explore our relationships with place. Sea Room is a book about a man’s relationship with three islands he owns on the west coast […]