‘Making Your Mark’ is a non-fiction book about planning, grief, bereavement, ageing and making your mark while you live in this world and after you leave it.
While this is a dark subject matter, the author sheds some light on it. He invites the conversation, the thought and the feeling in the reader’s mind. The literature is written well, and it is apparent that the author is comfortable and knowledgeable about with what he has produced.
What you have at hand is a helpful book, and the added humor helps. The talk of passing, funeral, and celebration of life is not easy for some, but it definitely is something you know will be there when you need it.
I recommend this book to planners.
Written by Jeyran Main
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I suspect that the reviewer really wants to say that the subject matter of this book is “practical and necessary.” Leading off with the description of the subject matter as “dark” is, one supposes, a necessary thing to say to soften a normally tough topic. The thing is, everybody dies, as we writers will also pass along to the Big Library in the Sky some day (year). No exceptions. The reviewer gently leaks the idea that this book persuades us to think through “death” — others as well as our own — and the necessary and practical need to deal with it. Sounds like a worthwhile book.