Radical Acts of Love

Twenty Conversations to Inspire Hope at the End of Life

Janie Brown
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A profoundly moving account of an oncology nurse's conversations with the dying.

'Insightful, wise and life-affirming' - Observer

'Turns death into life, despair into hope, sorrow into joy' - Stephen Fry

In Radical Acts of Love, Janie Brown, oncology nurse and counsellor, offers a sensitive and wise insight into our final moments by recounting twenty conversations she has had with people who were dying.

Author bio:

Janie Brown is an author, a leader in oncology nursing, the founder and executive director of a non-profit organisation called the Callanish Society (callanish.org) in Vancouver, Canada, and a visionary for new global conversations about living, healing, death and dying. Her first book, Radical Acts of Love: How We Find Hope at the End of Life, was published by Canongate in the UK, and by Doubleday in Canada in March 2020, at the start of the global pandemic. Janie was raised in Glasgow by Scottish parents, and emigrated to Canada in 1984. She has worked as an oncology nurse and counsellor in Vancouver for over thirty years.


Category: Other books
ISBN: 9781786899033
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate PBS
Pub Date: March 2021
Page Extent: 304
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Coping with death & bereavement