We will all die, eventually. What it will be like?

The End explores the experience of death from every angle - the physiological, the philosophical, the spiritual - to answer that question we so often ponder but rarely ask; what is it like to die?

Told through the stories and experiences of people who have been touched by death in some way, The End is an engaging, compelling, funny, sentimental and poignant read; a book that attempts to shed some light on an experience that has been shrouded in fear and mystery.

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At 2013 Festival of Dangerous Ideas, Dr David Celermajer, Dr Peter Saul and The End author Bianca Nogrady dissected, diagnosed and debated death in an attempt to work out where we went wrong with death and how we might be able to fix it. Watch it here.

Death: what are your choices

Death is a lot like birth. Sometimes it's a peaceful, even beautiful event that goes according to plan. Sometimes it's a horrible bloody mess that is utterly beyond all control. Most of the time, it's a bit of both. We have this idea that death is something that just happens to us. It's true, you will, at some point, die, and that is not subject to negotiation with any earthly power. But that doesn't mean that we are powerless in the face of death. Some of us can actually have a lot of say in the kind of death we have. Read more.