Recommended Reading


Amazon is selling A Good Death: a compassionate and practical guide to prepare for the end of life.

Click here to read a sample chapter of A Good Death

A Good Death by Margaret Rice is available to purchase via Booktopia or Dymocks.

Also read:

  • A Good Life to the End: Taking control of our inevitable journey through ageing and death by Ken Hillman
  • Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales

Video, Audio & Podcasts

Professor Joe Ibrahim has a funny and easily accessible way of helping people ask ‘inappropriate questions’ about the end of life.

The Loss and Hope organisation made the following video to help the everyday person support the bereaved.

Margaret Rice talking about death

In August 2019, Margaret Rice was a guest of the Canberra Writer’s Festival.

“Two universal events bookend our lives: we are all born and we will all die. But we live in a period of intense death denial. Why is it that we cannot have a conversation about death and dying? With the recent legislation of euthanasia in Victoria, has the ultimate taboo been broken? Journalist and author of the successful blog Good Grief! and A Good Death, Margaret Rice joins Suharsha Kanathigoda, Director of Palliative Care ACT and Melissa Reader, CEO of LifeCircle Australia in a candid and compassionate conversation.”

To hear this talk, go to:

Margaret Rice, author Neil Humphreys and broadcaster Jason Dasey talked about the grief over the unexpected death of someone much loved on Singapore Radio’s Money FM. To listen, go to: Money FM, Singapore Radio, Saturday May 11, 2019 – Interview with broadcaster Jason Dasey and author Neil Humphreys.