Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory

Caitlin Doughty

nonfiction memoir science funny informative fast-paced

254 pages | first published 2014

Edition information

Description

Most people want to avoid thinking about death, but Caitlin Doughty—a twenty-something with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre—took a job at a crematory, turning morbid curiosity into her life’s work. Thrown into a profession...
Browse similar books...

Plus

Book information

Content Warnings

Submitted by users as part of their reviews

Expand filter menu View summary

See all...

Community Reviews

Summary of 10176 reviews

Moods

informative 89%
reflective 68%
funny 63%
dark 44%
emotional 31%
inspiring 28%
hopeful 23%
challenging 18%
lighthearted 11%
sad 6%
adventurous 3%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 37%
slow 5%

Average rating

4.28

See all reviews...