Writing

BOOKS:

The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America, Beacon Press, February 2016

“Dying with Class: Race, Religion, and the Commodification of a Good Death,” Living with Class: Philosophical Reflections on Identity and Material Culture, Edited by Ron Scapp and Brian Seitz, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013

ARTICLES/TV/RADIO:

“Faith and Its Limits,” Virginia Quarterly Review, online and in print, Winter 2017

“‘Man of Steel’ Brings Muscular Message to Oppose Right-to-Die Legislation,” Religion Dispatches, December 8, 2016

“Black Elk, Woke,” The Baffler, Issue No. 28, Fall 2016

“When a friend dies, what do I say to the family?” The New York Times, October 18, 2016

“The challenges of burying a mass murderer,” an interview with PRI’s The World, June 27, 2016

“This is what happens when you bury a mass murderer in a small town,” The Washington Post, cover of Outlook (section B), April 22, 2016

“Ann Neumann: A Good Death?” An interview with Eric Fought for In the Square, April 26, 2016

“The Good Death,” An interview with Bart Campolo for Humanize Me, April 26, 2016

“Is Aid in Dying Humane or Sacrilegious?” The Guardian, April 15, 2016

An interview with Doug Henwood for Left Business Observer, April 14, 2016

“On Widower Watch,” The New York Times Well blog, April 7, 2016

“The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America with Ann Neumann,” KBOO’s “Radiozine” with Kathleen Stephenson, March 30, 2016

“Exploring the meaning of a ‘good death,'” KPCC’s “Airtalk” with Larry Mantle, March 28th, 2016

“Surviving Death: Ann Neumann on the Ethical Landscape of Dying,” Point of Inquiry podcast with Lindsay Beyerstein, March 28, 2016

“Who Will Exercise the Right to Die?” Los Angeles Times, March 27, 2016

“Taking Liberties: Cults and Capitalism,” The Baffler, No. 30, Spring 2016

“The Conversation is Not Enough,” The San Francisco Chronicle, March 22, 2016

“Love you to Death!: A Killing the Buddha celebration of The Good Death,” C-SPAN’s Book TV recording of an event at The Morbid Anatomy Museum, with Scott Korb, Gordon Haber, and Peter Manseau, March 10, 2016

“How to Die in America: A Conversation with Ann Neumann,” with Ellie Faustino, Religion Dispatches, March 9, 2016

“‘The Good Death’: Hard to find, and religion’s role may be to blame,” an interview with Kimberly Winston at Religion News Service, March 7, 2016

“The Good Death,” a radio interview with Paul O’Brien on “Pathways,” KBOO, March 7, 2016

“Doulas for the Dying,” Beacon Broadside, March 2016

“Can a Brain-Dead Teen Claim Religious Freedom? The Case of Jahi McMath,” The Daily Beast, February 22, 2016

“The Patient Body: A Conversation between Ann Neumann and Kali Handelman,” The Revealer, February 19, 2016

“Nature’s Course: Ann Neumann, Journalist of Death,” A conversation with Nathan Schneider for America Magazine, February 16, 2016

“What Dying Looks Like in America’s Prisons,” an excerpt from The Good Death at The Atlantic, February 16, 2016

“Deadly Decisions: Ann Neumann in Conversation with Sheri Fink,” Guernica magazine, February 15, 2016

“What is a ‘Good’ Death?” a conversation with Joy Cardin, “The Joy Cardin Show,” Wisconsin Public Radio, February 15, 2016

“I was sure that legalizing aid in dying was the right thing. Then I met Bad Cripple,” an excerpt from The Good Death at Salon, February 14, 2016

“Candidates avoid the aid in dying debate, but it’s time to start talking about it,” The Guardian, February 9, 2016

“Ann Neumann’s new book on ‘The Good Death’,” a conversation with Ian Williams on Catskill Review of Books, February 8, 2016

“David Bowie Planned his End as He Lived–On His Own Terms, Blazing a Trail,” The Guardian, January 12, 2016

“California doctors can offer aid in dying, but many people won’t have access,” The Guardian, October 6, 2015

“Dying in America,” Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Summer/Autumn, 2015

“More Titillated Than Thou,” The Baffler, No. 28, Summer 15 (picked up by The Paris Review and Arts & Letters Daily; edited by Chris Lehmann. The second most read feature in the issue.)

“Their Dying Wishes,” The New York Times, “The End” series, March 4, 2015

“God’s Creation is Running a Fever,” an interview with climate scientologist Katharine Hayhoe, Guernica magazine, Religion in America special issue, December 15, 2015

“Ann Neumann: In Search of a Good Death,” Cosmologics magazine, Science, Religion and Culture Program, Harvard Divinity School, Interview, August 12, 2014

“A Pipeline Threatens Our Family Land,” The New York Times, Sunday Review, July 13, 2014

“The Patient Body,” A monthly column on issues at the intersection of religion and medicine at The Revealer, a publication of The Center for Religion and Media at New York University

“How the Other Half Dies,” Guernica magazine, June 11, 2014

“Cruel and the Unusual,” Guernica magazine, June 5, 2014

“Whose India First’?” Killing the Buddha, May 30, 2014

“Children of a Lesser God,” A review of Megan Hustad’s More than Conquerers: A Memoir of Lost Arguments, Bookforum, Feb/Mar, 2014 (print only)

“Moral Highs and Lows,” OnFaith, February 21, 2014

“Whole Body Burning,” Guernica magazine, March 14, 2014, part of The American South special issue (and ebook)

“A Humanized Saint,” A review of Charles Marsh’s Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Bookforum, Apr/May 2014, (print only)

“The Limits of Autonomy: Force-Feedings in Catholic Hospitals and in Prisons,” Freedom of Choice at the End of Life: Patients’ Rights in a Shifting Legal and Political Landscape, Special Issue, New York Law School Law Review, 2013/2014, Volume 58, Number 2

“Extended Circumstances,” Lapham’s Quarterly, December 4, 2013

“End-of-Life Lessons from The Walking Dead,” Religion Dispatches, March 2013

“Guantanamo is not an anomaly,” Waging Nonviolence, May 2013 (picked up by Salon, CommonDreams and Change.org)

“The Longest Hunger Strike,” Guernica magazine, January 15, 2013 (selected by Longreads and The Sidney Hillman Foundation, edited by Jina Moore)

Barbara Glickstein’s “Healthstyles” on WBAI, 99.5, produced by Hunter College’s Center for Health, Media and Policy.  Two segments:  August 11 and August 25, 2011

Catholic Church Amps Up Its Fight Against Aid in Dying,” The Nation, June 2011 (reposted at NPR)

Antichoice at the End of Life,” The Nation, January 2011 (reposted at RH Reality Check)

Who’s Amish Now?,” Killing the Buddha, January 2010

Does the Vatican Have a Say in Your Health Decisions?” Alternet, November 2009

Fetus-shaped Potatoes?  Going Undercover Inside the Weird World of Right-Wing Abortion Foes,” Alternet, November 2009

Why It’s a Good Idea for the Well-Off to Share Their Healthcare With the Rest of Us,” Alternet, October 2009

God or Country: A Good, Religiously Tolerant Nation is Hard to Find,” Killing the Buddha, August 2009 (picked up by Bookforum’s Omnivore blog)

When Words Kill:  A Healthcare Glossary,” Religion Dispatches, August 2009

The Resurrection of Terri Schiavo,” Religion Dispatches, August 2009

How End of Life Issues Are Being Used to Thwart Healthcare Reform,” Religion Dispatches, July 2009

Silent Infidelity: Love and Lust in the Mennonite Church,” Killing the Buddha, April 2009

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