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All These Lives: review

All These Lives: review

All These Livesby Sarah Wylie This is one of those books I sometimes feel unequipped to read. I feel like, because I haven’t suffered true loss, somehow I can’t connect as deeply as I want to with books that deal with death and grief. And is it very terrible of me to say that I want to? Is it to relieve them, or to understand human nature? Does it come from fear of realizing that perhaps I am not as whole, or as ready for life, because I don’t know how to handle sorrow? This isn’t really a book about cancer. It is no more than a means — because in the end, death is death. It’s about Dani, whose sister is dying. The story is Dani’s journey in coming to terms with the fact that one day, the person she loves most in the world, may be gone. Sarah… Read more »

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