A unique take on death and bereavement without a belief in God or an afterlife Accepting death is never easy, but we don't need religion to find peace, comfort, and solace in the face of death. In this inspiring and life-affirming collection of short essays, prominent atheist author Greta Christina offers secular ways to handle your own mortality and the death of those you love.
Greta Christinais the author of"Bending: Dirty Kinky Stories About Pain, Power, Religion, Unicorns, More"; "Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why"; and" Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless," and is editor of"Paying for It: A Guide for Sex Workers for Their Clients." She has been a public speaker for many years, and is on the speaker s bureaus of the Secular Student Alliance and Center for Inquiry. She is a regular contributor to"AlterNet," "Free Inquiry," the"Humanist," and"Salon." Her writing has appeared in magazines and newspapers including the"Chicago Sun-Times," "Ms.," "On Our Backs," "Penthouse," and"Skeptical Inquirer," and anthologies including"Everything You Know About God Is Wrong"and three volumes of"Best American Erotica." She lives in San Francisco."