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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Dying & In Gratitude Review: Two Writers Come to Terms with Their Looming Deaths
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'When Cory Taylor's melanoma proves unstoppable, she finds that even then dying is little spoken of – as if "death represents some form of failure", an aversion that would seem to have us banish "the stark facts of mortality" from consciousness. In our medicalised world, we have lost, she says, "the common rituals and common language for dying". That is why she's written Dying: A Memoir – not as a cancer diary, but as a provocation into that taboo. ...'

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    y separately published work icon Brisbane Times 10 June 2016 9630606 2016 newspaper issue 2016
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