Most of the links from the book titles below will lead you to Amazon.com, where you can learn more about the book, read reviews about it, and order it if you'd like. Most of these books can be purchased through other book sellers, as well, or found at your local library.
Being a Gentle Manby Glen Pickering; Whole Person Associates, 1993The writer reflects on control, letting go, compromise, acceptance, forgiveness, vulnerability, relationships, perfectionism, workaholism, spiritual growth and religion.
A Grief Observedby C. S. Lewis; Harper San Francisco, 2001First published in 1961 under the name N. W. Clerk, it is the author's journal of doubts, rage and faith journey following the death of his wife.
Grief Therapy for Menby Linus Mundy; Abbey Press, 1998This little book has 46 pages of practical suggestions (e.g. when to act boldly, when to just be).
Griefquest: Men Coping with Lossby Robert Miller, Stephen J. Hrycyniak; Saint Mary's Press, 1999This book of spiritual meditations is written for men and the women who care about them.
Men and Grief: A Guide for Men Surviving the Death of a Loved Oneby Carol Staudacher; New Harbinger Publications Inc., 1991This is a resource for caregivers and mental health professionals.
Our Mothers' Spirits: Great Writers on the Death of Mothers and the Grief of Menedited by Bob Blauner; Regan Books, 1999This anthology is organized in these categories: before death; when a mother dies young; good deaths, bad deaths; suicide and euthanasia; regret; alienation; re-conceiving the mother; her spirit lives on.
She Never Said Goodbye: One Man's Journey Through Lossby Robert Dykstra; Shaw, 1990A man struggles to find faith and hope again after his wife's suicide. This book is out of print. But you may be able to find it at a library or used book store.
Swallowed by a Snake: The Gift of the Masculine Side of Healingby Thomas Golden; Golden Healing Publishing, 1997Assists both men and women heal with the masculine side of loss.
Triumph Over Tragedyby Bobby Petrocelli, Chris Frederick; WRS Group, Incorporated, 1994Bobby Petrocelli shares an inspiring story of grief and recovery after his wife was killed by a drunk driver.
Walking Upstream: Men in Pain & How We Healby Scott D. Moore; Crescent and Quill, 1997This pocket-sized book of short observations is out of print. You may be able to find it at a library or used book store. The author has provided copies to area hospices. Please contact them to borrow the book if you are unable to find it in your library or used book store.
When a Man Faces Grief/A Man You Know is Grievingby Thomas Golden; Willowgreen Publishing, 1998One half of this small book speaks to male grievers. The other half speaks to people who care about them.
When Men Grieve: Why Men Grieve Differently and How You Can Helpby Elizabeth Levang; Fairview Press, 1998Through many personal stories and commentary, a psychologist explains the unique ways men grieve and advises women in supporting men who are grieving.
Why Her? Why Now? A Man's Journey Through Love and Griefby Lon Elmer; Bantam Dell Publishing Group, 1994A man gives an honest and hopeful account of losing his wife to cancer.
Allina Health Grief Resources
Judy Young, M Ed, manager of education and bereavement, Allina Health Home Care Services