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EIU's CtH invites participants to read Caitlin Doughty's Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory (2014). It's thought-provoking. It's philosophical. And it's funny.Doughty Cover

Simply sign up below! We ask only for your name, email, how you'd like to obtain the book, and some idea of your weekly schedule. We'll keep you up-to-date on meeting times and venues. All are welcome.

More about Smoke Gets in Your Eyes:

“In a moving--and often funny--memoir about working in a crematorium and other parts of the 'death industry,' Caitlin Doughty argues for radical change in how we face the details of death.” – Jessica Ferri

“Eye-opening, cringe-inducing, often hilarious, occasionally haunting, always insightful.” – David Eagleman

More info on our web page.

This program is made possible in part by a grant from Illinois Humanities, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Illinois General Assembly.