Katy Butler - The Art of Dying Well (Sausalito Public Library)

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 7:00pm

Join an inspiring discussion with bestselling Mill Valley author Katy Butler on how to thrive from vigorous midlife to final breath. Her new book, The Art of Dying Well, is about living as well as possible for as long as possible, and adapting successfully to change. Packed with helpful insights and inspiring true stories, it can help you thrive in later life (even if coping with a chronic medical condition) get the best from our health care system, and make your own "good death" more likely. Book signing to follow.

Award-winning journalist and dynamic end-of-life speaker (and former Sausalito waterfront resident) Katy Butler worked as a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle. Her first book, Knocking on Heaven's Door, was a 2013 New York Times bestseller and Notable Book of the Year. Her writing has been published in the New York Times Magazine, Atlantic, The Washington Post, WSJ, Best American Essays, and Best Buddhist Writing.

"Surprisingly comforting. Belongs on the same shelf as Atul Gawande's best-selling Being Mortal!" --Washington Post

Sausalito Public Library
420 Litho St.
Sausalito, CA 94965
The Art of Dying Well: A Practical Guide to a Good End of Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501135316
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner - February 19th, 2019

A reassuring and thoroughly researched guide to maintaining a high quality of life—from resilient old age to the first inklings of a serious illness to the final breath—by the New York Times bestselling author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door.

The Art of Dying Well is about living as well as possible for as long as possible and adapting successfully