That Good Night is for every Canadian worried about
dying some day-or who loves someone who's getting close.
Medical advances mean our demise will likely be a
negotiated event, not simply nature taking its course. We
may seek guidance from the professional ethicists now on staff at
major hospitals, but even they have no obvious answers for the
toughest question we'll ever face: how and when do you want to
Tim Falconer once again transforms a complicated subject into a
thoughtful, readable and engaging book, one that shows us what
ethicists do while tackling the difficult dilemmas that precede the
By sharing the compelling stories of those who've made hard
choices, by considering living wills and by exploring the merits of
assisted suicide and euthanasia, That Good Night untangles a topic
that touches us all.