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"The inevitability of gradualness." - Fabian


Background Information

35 years a journalist with the London Daily Mail, London Sunday Times and the Los Angeles Times. Author of 15 books in the UK and USA. Pro-euthanasia activist. Founder of the Hemlock Society,l980. Chief executive l980-1992. President, the Euthanasia Research and Guidance Organization (ERGO)1993-  Chief Advisor to the Final Exit Network. finalexitnetwork.org

Author of the bestsellers 'Jean's Way' (l978) and 'Final Exit' (l991). Both books still in print in 2013.. 

Published memoir 2008:  'Good Life, Good Death: Memoir of an investigative journalist and pro-choice activist'  (Norris Lane Press, $8.00USD)

Amazon.com now lists all my books, from l972 to 2013, with their jackets, at this site:

http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B000AQ1V2K

The paperback format of "Final Exit: The Practicalities..." is currently ranked #7,495 out of over 8,000,000 Amazon books. (Sept.2013)  Is aso on Kindle.

 Final Exit,, Jean's Way and Good Life, Good Death are all on Kindle.

Birth Place
Bath,  UK
Accomplishments

1972 Martin Luther King memorial prize for the contribution of the book "Because They're Black' (Penguin)to racial harmony.


2000 Saba Medal for contribution to right-to-die issues worldwide.

Additional Information

2010 saw the publication of the 3rd edition of 'Final Exit' extensively added to and updated. Delta paperback. ISBN 0385 336 535. Still in print in 2014, Now also on KINDLE. "The Good Euthanasia Guide" 2008 updated edition published by Norris Lane Press. ISBN 9780976828310 Out of print 2012 but still an ebook. "Good Life, Good Death: memoir of an investigative reporter and pro-choice advocate" 2008. Paperback and e-Book. ISBN 0780976828334. Now also on KINDLE.

Contact Information
Norris Lane Press
24829 Norris Lane 
Junction City OR 97448   USA
Contact Author: Derek J Humphry
Favorite Links

ERGO Bookstore
Niche publisher of books about the right to choose to die at life's end.

Derek Humphry, journalist and author
Autobiography/photo

Assisted suicide
Essays on the right to choose to die for a terminally ill, or hopelessly physically ill, competent adult.

Euthanasia World Directory
Guide to euthanasia groups and issues worldwide. Useful site for students and scholars, as well as people with problems of terminal illness, their own or that of a loved one.









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