Life Events

Written by Karolina Waclawiak
Life Events

Evelyn is on the verge of divorce and anxiously dreading the death of everyone she loves when she discovers a collective of “exit guides."

She enrolls in their training course, where she learns to provide companionship for terminally ill patients seeking a conscious departure. Sensitively observed and darkly funny, Life Events is a moving story of the human condition: the doldrums of loneliness, the regret of past mistakes, and the thrill of finding meaning—and love—where you least expect it.

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Karolina Waclawiak

Karolina Waclawiak is the author of the critically acclaimed novels How to Get Into the Twin Palms and THE INVADERS. Her third novel, Life Events, will be published in July 2020. AWOL, a feature she co-wrote with Deb Shoval, premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and received praise from The Hollywood Reporter, IndieWire, Marie Claire, and more. She is now the Executive Editor of Culture and Director of Development of Studio at BuzzFeed News. She lives in Los Angeles.