Books and other literature on


Grief and Bereavement

There are many books and other literature on grief and bereavement that can be helpful for healing. Many of the books in this list are available in the Trinity church library. Your local library, book store, church, or funeral home may have additional resources available.

Books for Adults

    • The Orphaned Adult: Comforting the Death of a Parent by Marc D. Angel© 1987 Human Sciences Press, New York


    • After Great Pain: A New Life Emerges by Diane Cole ©1992 Summit Books, Ne,v York, London, Toronto


    • Grieving: A Love Story by Ruth Coughlin ©1993 Random House, New York


    • Beyond Widowhood: From Bereavement to Emergence and Hope by Robert C. Di Giulio ©1989, The Free Press a division of Macmillan, Inc., New York


    • The Widower: What He Faces, What He Feels, What He Needs by Jane Burgess Kohn and Willard K. Kohn ©1978 Beacon Press, Boston, MA


    • On Death and Dying by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D. ©1997 Touchstone Books, a division of Simon and Schuster


    • When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold S. Kushner© Avon Books, a division of The Hearst Corporation, Originally published and ©1981 Shocken Books, New York


    • A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis ©1995


    • How to Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies by Therese Rando, PhD. ©1991, Bantam Books, New York, ·©1988 Lexington Books, Lexington, MA


    • Overwhelmed: Coping with Life’s Ups and Downs by Nancy K. Schlossberg Reprinted and ©1994, Lexington Books, D.C. Heath & Co., Lexington, MA


    • Necessary Losses: The Loves, Illusions, Dependencies and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Grow by Judith Viorst © Jan. 1998, Fireside Books ©Aug. 1996


    • Helping Children Cope with the Loss of Loved One: A Guide for Grownups by William C. Kroen, Ph.D., LMHC 􀇙1996 Free Spirit Pub., Inc., Minneapolis, MN


    • Six Steps for Managing Loss (A Catholic Guide Through Grief) by Fr. Terence P. Curley, Alba House, 2187 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10314-6603


  • The Death of a Husband by Helen Reichert Lambim, ACTA Publications, 4848 North Clark St., Chicago, IL 60640

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