Sandra Martin’s award-winning book A Good Death: Making the Most of Our Final Choices explored these thorny questions with depth and nuance. A long-time journalist who has covered arts and other subjects for the Globe and Mail, she has become a leading voice on assisted dying.
Articles by Sandra Martin
- How we are (still) dying (January 2018)
Wayne Sumner in conversation with Sandra Martin
- Speaking of Dying (May 2017)
Do public rituals of grief ever help us mourn?
- Good Mother, Bad Mother (December 2016)
Emma Donoghue’s novel makes the case for loving hearts over biological ties
- The Bear Tamer Reconsidered (November 2005)
A review of Marian Engel: Life in Letters, edited by Christl Verduyn and Kathleen Garay, and Intimate Strangers: The Letters of Margaret Laurence and Gabrielle Roy, edited by Paul G. Socken
- Facing the Future (October 2013)
The decisions to be made about aging in Canada are both personal and public
- Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis (September 2012)
A review of The Sweet Sixteen: The Journey That Inspired the Canadian Women’s Press Club, by Linda Kay
- The Posthumous Richler (May 2008)
A review of Leaving St. Urbain, by Reinhold Kramer