An Entertainment Weekly and BookPage Best Book of the Year During her treatment for cancer, Mary Anne Schwalbe and her son Will spent many hours sitting in waiting rooms together. To pass the time, they would talk about the books they were reading. Once, by chance, they read the same book at the same timeand an informal book club of two was born.
Through their wide-ranging reading, Will and Mary Anneand we, their fellow readersare reminded how books can be comforting, astonishing, and illuminating, changing the way that we feel about and interact with the world around us. A profoundly moving memoir of caregiving, mourning, and love The End of Your Life Book Club is also about the joy of reading, and the ways that joy is multiplied when we share it with others. Winner of the 2012 Books for a Better Life Award for Inspirational Memoir