Caitlin Doughty is a mortician, activist, and funeral industry rabble-rouser. In 2011 she founded the death acceptance collective The Order of the Good Death, which has spawned the death positive movement. Her books, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, and From Here to Eternity were both New York Times best-sellers. She lives in Los Angeles, where she runs her nonprofit funeral home, Undertaking LA.
Caitlin Doughty spent three years traveling the world, learning how other cultures viewed death and cared for their dead bodies. As an expert on the funeral industry in the United States, Doughty knew she would find different perspectives and rituals on her travels, but she had no idea how stark those differences would be. View Details...