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Titles by: Thomas Lynch

Author: Thomas Lynch

Thomas Lynch is a funeral director and writer whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The New York Times, and Harper’s, among others. He is the author of five collections of poems and four books of essays, including The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade, which was nominated for the National Book Award in 2008. He lives in Milford, Michigan, and Moveen, County Clare, Ireland.

The Good Funeral 
Death, Grief, and the Community of Care
By Thomas G. Long
"Before long I began to understand that showing up, being there, helping in an otherwise helpless situation was made heroic by the same gravity I had sensed when I first stood in that embalming room as a boy—the presence of the dead made the presence...
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Whence and Whither 
On Lives and Living
By Thomas Lynch
From one of our most gifted writers and thinkers about death and the meaning of living comes a collection of writings about “what comes next.” Thomas Lynch, funeral director, poet, and author of the National Book Award finalist The Undertaking: Life ...
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