Life is full of ups and downs. When something tragic happens, it can be hard to cope. This is especially true if you are grieving the loss of a loved one. It can be especially hard when you don’t feel understood, you just can’t find the words to express how you feel, or you’re just not ready to talk about your feelings. Thankfully, there are books on grief out there that can help you through this difficult time. Whether you’re looking for fiction or nonfiction books, you will find some options here. Hopefully, these books will help you understand and process your emotions and work through your grief or at least feel seen and understood.
NONFICTION BOOKS ON GRIEF
Paris Without Her by Gregory Curtis
In this moving, tender memoir of losing a beloved spouse, the longtime editor of Texas Monthly, newly widowed, returns alone to a city whose enchantment he’s only ever shared with his wife, in search of solace, memories, and the courage to find a way forward.
FICTION BOOKS ON GRIEF
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
Gifty is a sixth-year PhD candidate in neuroscience at the Stanford University School of Medicine studying reward-seeking behavior in mice and the neural circuits of depression and addiction. Her brother, Nana, was a gifted high school athlete who died of a heroin overdose after an ankle injury left him hooked on OxyContin. Her suicidal mother is living in her bed. Gifty is determined to discover the scientific basis for the suffering she sees all around her.
What do you think about these books on grief?
Have you read any books from this list? What are your favorite books about grief? What books would you add to the list?
Last Updated on August 14, 2023 by BiblioLifestyle