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The Inevitable

Dispatches on the Right to Die

'Fascinating.... Deeply disturbing... Brilliant' Sunday Times
'Powerful and moving.' Louis Theroux

Meet Adam. He's twenty-seven years old, articulate and attractive. He also wants to die. Les mer
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'Fascinating.... Deeply disturbing... Brilliant' Sunday Times
'Powerful and moving.' Louis Theroux

Meet Adam. He's twenty-seven years old, articulate and attractive. He also wants to die. Should he be helped? And by whom?

In The Inevitable, award-winning journalist Katie Engelhart explores one of our most abiding taboos: assisted dying. From Avril, the 80-year-old British woman illegally importing pentobarbital, to the Australian doctor dispensing suicide manuals online, Engelhart travels the world to hear the stories of those on the quest for a 'good death'.

At once intensely troubling and profoundly moving, The Inevitable interrogates our most uncomfortable moral questions. Should a young woman facing imminent paralysis be allowed to end her life with a doctor's help? Should we be free to die painlessly before dementia takes our mind? Or to choose death over old age? A deeply reported portrait of everyday people struggling to make impossible decisions, The Inevitable sheds crucial light on what it means to flourish, live and die.

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0: Introduction 1: Modern Medicine 2: Age 3: Body 4: Memory 5: Mind 6: Freedom 7: The End

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Katie Engelhart is a reporter and documentary film producer from Toronto and based in New York City. She is also a National Fellow at New America. Katie has worked as a correspondent for VICE News, based in London, and NBC News in New York. Her writing has appeared far and wide. Formerly, she was a graduate student of history and philosophy at Oxford University. This is her first book.