The book is aligned with the so-called death-positive movement, which
seeks, as Shillace puts it, to “reclaim ground that has been
lost—particularly in the West—during a century and a half of
sanitisation and silence.”- Death’s Summer Coat: What the History of Death and Dying Teaches Us
About Life and Living, by Brandy Schillace, a medical-humanities
Full New Yorker Article here.