Caitlin Doughty was born and raised in Hawaii before gaining a degree in Medieval History from the University of Chicago. She currently lives in Los Angeles where she owns an alternative funeral home, Undertaking LA. She is the creator of the 'Ask a Mortician' web series, the founder of the death acceptance collective The Order of the Good Death and co-founder of Death Salon. She is also the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Smoke Gets in Your Eyes.
A hilarious, poignant and impassioned plea to revolutionise our attitudes to death - Guardian on Smoke Gets in Your EyesZingy, fresh and important . . . This book might change your life - Evening Standard on Smoke Gets in Your EyesUpbeat, brave and brilliantly, morbidly curious . . . Important and timely - The Sunday Times on Smoke Gets in Your Eyes