Grief Book Club
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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

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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.

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