This is a link to an interview I did before we weren’t allowed to sit in a small room with a stranger. It’s part of an excellent series called “Places to Be,” interviews on many topics hosted by Ty McDonald as he drove through the Pacific Northwest. You can also listen on Spotify, Deezer, and Public Radio.




“Thing of Ether,” Harper’s, December 2020 (a story about looking for, and finding, the aurora in the far north of Canada)


I’m working on a new book, but until then, here’s the latest. New York Times Top Books of 2018: “In its loving, fierce specificity, this book on how to die is also a blessedly saccharine-free guide for how to live.”


Advice for Future Corpses Cover

Advice for Future Corpses, published by Touchstone Books in June of 2018.


Available again: Great Buddha Gym For All Mens and Womens, an e-book ($2.99! a deal!)



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