Waiting for the Last Bus: Reflections on Life and Death

Waiting for the Last Bus: Reflections on Life and Death

by Richard Holloway

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786890214
Publisher: Canongate Books
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Edition description: Main
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 557,629
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 16.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Richard Holloway was Bishop of Edinburgh and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church. A former Gresham Professor of Divinity and Chairman of the Joint Board of the Scottish Arts Council and Scottish Screen, he is a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Leaving Alexandria won the PEN/Ackerley Prize 2013 and was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2013. Holloway has written for many newspapers in Britain, including The Times , Guardian , Observer , Herald and Scotsman. He has also presented many series for BBC television and radio; Waiting for the Last Bus originated as a five-part series on Radio 4 in 2016.

Table of Contents

I The Dance of Death 1

II Losing It 18

III Looking Back 40

IV Then What? 59

V Defying Death 87

VI The Day After 119

VII The Last Bus 142

Acknowledgements 157

Notes 161

Permission Credits 166

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