It’s Your Funeral!

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What to expect

You can’t attend your own funeral. But you can have a blast planning it!

Death is scary—but planning your funeral doesn’t have to be! It’s Your Funeral! will help demystify death, decrease your anxiety, and put the fun back in funeral, whether that means a drunken bacchanal or a somber reflection on just how great you were. Every stage of the legacy planning process is considered, from a burial outfit to a funeral theme. Practical and cheeky questions alike are answered, including:

– What is the most eco-friendly burial method?

– Can I write my own obituary?

– Can my body be shot into space after I die?

– How can I manage my digital legacy?

Offering a plethora of curious facts, strange stories, and inspiration to help you think outside the coffin, It’s Your Funeral! includes worksheets that will ensure your wishes are recorded for posterity. Planning for death should be the time of your life, so let’s get started!

Critics Review

  • “Light, humorous, and practical.”

    Chicago Tribune
  • “Entertaining, educational, and even funny at times…[It’s] a complete, non-depressing reference to end-of-life planning that every household should have.”

  • “Just the right touch of macabre…Helpful, introspective, and fun.”

    Library Journal (starred review)
  • “This illuminating, brisk guide breathes vibrant life into a topic many would rather avoid.”

    Publishers Weekly
  • “Fact-packed and funny, It’s Your Funeral! is essential reading for these changing times.”

    Florence Isaacs, author of Do I Have to Wear Black to a Funeral?
  • “Kathy Benjamin is amazing at finding answers I never expected, to questions I never expected I’d ask. I am thrilled she’s applied those skills to my future ultimate party.”

    Alex Schmidt, comedy writer and host of Secretly Incredibly Fascinating

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