That was the best ice cream soda I ever tasted. – last words of Lou Costello




Advice for Future Corpses is named one of the 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.”

Full review in the New York Times, June 26

Interview: https://www.opb.org/radio/programs/thinkoutloud/segment/advice-for-future-corpses-and-those-who-love-them/


Advice for Future Corpses Cover

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


My most recent essay is Out of Time, Harper’s, March, 2018


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





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