In this emotionally honest memoir, Japanese Breakfast singer-songwriter Michelle Zauner tells the story of her life—growing up Korean American in Oregon, having a complicated relationship with her parents, and pursuing a career in music.
Cameron Kelly Rosenblum’s debut novel follows teenage Reid as she deals with the sudden, shocking death of her best friend, Hattie. In trying to understand why Hattie took her own life, Reid uncovers secrets that change everything.
Megan Devine explores not only the experience of grief but the ways in which our culture makes it more difficult to deal with loss. When you’re tired of all the meaningless platitudes, Devine’s advice is clear-eyed, practical, and accepting.
Joan Didion wrote The Year of Magical Thinking after her husband and daughter went through back-to-back medical tragedies.Didion fought against the reality of what had happened to her life during the period she came to call the year of magical thinking.
Tyler Feder’s graphic novel isn’t your usual narrative of grief. When she was a freshman in college, her mom was diagnosed with cancer. At turns funny and heartbreaking, the book is “a dead mom graphic memoir” that never forgets the complexity of grief and everything that comes after.