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  • Idyll Hands

    A Thomas Lynch Novel

    Book 3 - Thomas Lynch
    In the small, sleepy town of Idyll, Connecticut, Police Chief Thomas Lynch assists police officer Michael Finnegan to uncover clues to his sister's disappearance two decades ago. Charleston, Massachusetts, 1972: Rookie cop Michael Finnegan gets a call from his mother. His youngest sister, Susan, has disappeared, the same sister who ran away two years earlier. Anxious not to waste police resources, ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Idyll Threats

    A Thomas Lynch Novel

    Book 1 - Thomas Lynch
    In the summer of 1997, Thomas Lynch arrives as the new chief of police in Idyll, Connecticut—a town where serious crimes can be counted on one hand. So no one is prepared when Cecilia North is found murdered on a golf course. By chance, Chief Lynch met her mere hours before she was killed. With that lead, the case should be a slam dunk. But there’s a problem. If Lynch tells his detectives about ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Idyll Fears

    A Thomas Lynch Novel

    Book 2 - Thomas Lynch
    Police Chief Thomas Lynch investigates the disappearance of a six-year-old boy with a serious medical condition while coping with disrespect from townspeople and colleagues who don't like the fact that he's gay. It’s two weeks before Christmas 1997, and Chief Thomas Lynch faces a crisis when Cody Forrand, a six-year-old with a life-threatening medical condition, goes missing during a blizzard. The ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Bone Rosary

    New and Selected Poems

    by Thomas Lynch ...
    A selection of the very best from one of America’s most thought-provoking writers: poems on life, faith, doubt, and death that read like memoir, essay, and story. As The New York Times said, “likely to resonate with many who have come face to face with life’s most important questions.”Thomas Lynch—like Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams—is a poet who writes about real things with language ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade

    by Thomas Lynch ...
    “[Lynch] brings the lessons of death to life, and turns life and death into art.” —Time Out New YorkHere is the voice of both witness and functionary. Lynch stands between “the living and the living who have died” with outrage and amazement, awe and calm, straining for the brief glimpse we all get of what mortality means to a vital species. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Depositions: New and Selected Essays on Being and Ceasing to Be

    by Thomas Lynch ...
    **Foreword by Alan Ball“Elegant, respectful and refreshingly funny.” —New York Times Book Review, Editors’ Choice**For nearly four decades, poet, essayist, and small-town funeral director Thomas Lynch has probed relations between the literary and mortuary arts with a signature blend of memoir, meditation, gallows humor, and poetic precision. The Depositions offers a wry and compassionate selection ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Beneath the Skin

    Love Letters to the Body by Great Writers

    series Wellcome Collection
    Our bodies all have stories to tell - and who better to tell them than fifteen of the world's finest writers?Buried beneath layers of flesh, our hearts pump, our lungs inflate, our kidneys filter. These organs, and others, are essential to our survival but remain largely unknown to us.In Beneath the Skin, fifteen writers each explore a different body part: Naomi Alderman unravels the intestines ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Bodies in Motion and at Rest: On Metaphor and Mortality

    by Thomas Lynch ...
    **A Los Angeles Times Best Book of the YearMasterful essays that illuminate not only how we die but also how we live.**Thomas Lynch, poet, funeral director, and author of the highly praised The Undertaking, winner of an American Book Award and finalist for the National Book Award, continues to examine the relations between the "literary and mortuary arts." ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Booking Passage: We Irish and Americans

    by Thomas Lynch ...
    "A good read even for those who have not the least ancestral or national bias—for those who desire civilized entertainment along with brilliant narrative." —Seattle TimesIn thirty-five years and dozens of return trips to Ireland, Thomas Lynch has found a template for the larger world inside the small one, the planet in the local parish. Part memoir, part cultural study, Booking Passage is a ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Apocalyptic Political Theology

    Hegel, Taubes and Malabou

    by Thomas Lynch ...
    series Political Theologies
    Hegel's philosophy of religion contains an implicit political theology. When viewed in connection with his wider work on subjectivity, history and politics, this political theology is a resource for apocalyptic thinking. In a world of climate change, inequality, oppressive gender roles and racism, Hegel can be used to theorise the hope found in the end of that world.Histories of apocalyptic ... Read more

    $33.99 USD

  • Whence and Whither

    On Lives and Living

    by Thomas Lynch ...
    From one of our most gifted writers and thinkers about death and the meaning of living comes a collection of writings about what comes next. Thomas Lynch, funeral director, poet, and author of the National Book Award finalist The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade, has an uncanny knack for writing about death in ways that are never morbid, always thoughtful, often humorous, and quite ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Journey Never Ends

    How to Prepare a Spiritual Will

    In the first book of its kind specifically for Catholics, theologian, spiritual director, and social worker Sr. Mary Petrosky, F.M.M., shows how a spiritual will—a document that outlines your values, intentions, and hopes for the future—can help you focus on what’s most important in your life. As you grow older, it will be something you’ll want to share with those you love.The Journey Never Ends ... Read more

    $8.99 USD