Grief Book Club
Published in

Grief Book Club

How Netflix’s “After Life” Gets Grief Right

What does Ricky Gervais know about grief? A lot, apparently.

Photo by Jacqueline Dooley

Ever since my 15-year-old daughter died two years ago, I’ve been obsessed with stories about grief, my own included.

I keep retelling my story over and over again, examining it from a dozen different angles, trying to navigate this landscape of loss without a compass. I know I’m not the first person…

--

--

--

Reviews of books, movies & TV shows that focus on loss and grief

Recommended from Medium

Three ways the X-Men can enter the MCU

The Promised Neverland Season 1: The AniTAY Review

5 Ways I Interpret Ichigo’s Vasto Lorde Form From Bleach

Confirmed, cheerleading IS a legitimate sport and these cheerleaders are 10x better athletes than I…

Twin Peaks and the Virtue of Patience

Why Is There Sex In Mindhunter?

The best podcasts to listen to this week

TV Review: “The Mandalorian: The Jedi”(S2, Ep. 5)

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jacqueline Dooley

Jacqueline Dooley

Essayist, content writer, bereaved parent. I love birds, mushrooms, trees, my amazing kid, & a very tiny poodle. Featured in Human Parts, GEN, Marker & OneZero.

More from Medium

ADHD — Expelling Kids From School

How My Favorite College Theatre Professor Betrayed Me

Taking care of my senior dog is harder now than when she was a puppy.