Tag: Stephen Jenkinson

Letter from the Publisher

Sometimes book publishing feels like bottling a wild spirit so that it can run free again. The author has surely been on an odyssey before they meet us, from believing in their calling to clocking the mad pursuit into their daily life to breaking through writers’ block and bouts of self-doubt. And once the book …continue

Die Wise: Lost Nation Road

Speaking at venues across the continent, Stephen Jenkinson—author of Die Wise—examines the three most critical questions his book asks: Why is it so hard to die? Why do we have to learn how to do it? Why, if dying is so common, is it so much a mysterious, troubling thing among us? Jenkinson encourages his readers …continue

Humanity’s Role in Our Changing World

Filmmaker Ian MacKenzie has worked with NAB authors Charles Eisenstein and Stephen Jenkinson on a number of occasions. In honor of Earth Day this month, we’d like to share two of these collaborations, which touch on questions that many of us have been asking ourselves: What is it to be human in a world impacted by issues such …continue

New Release: Die Wise

Video by Ian MacKenzie After two decades working in palliative care, Stephen Jenkinson came to the conclusion that, as a culture and a species, we are utterly unprepared to embrace death and the grief that comes with it. We avoid confronting it at all costs—instead, we talk about prayers, hope, positivity, treatments, alternatives, the afterlife—pretty …continue

“To Die, Not Dying” from Die Wise

by Stephen Jenkinson This excerpt from Stephen Jenkinson’s Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul looks at the grammar of death. In poetic language, the book investigates our moral, political, and spiritual obligation to our ancestors and our heirs to die well, and gives readers permission to explore a topic too often considered taboo. You can also watch the book …continue

A Lyrical and Life-Changing Book on Dying Wise

Stephen Jenkinson, a palliative care consultant with over two decades of experience working with dying people and their families, helps readers re-imagine how we die and how we care for our dying loved ones in his new book, Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul. Video by Ian MacKenzie Die Wise will be on sale on March 17, …continue