Books by Lonny Shavelson

Released: June 1, 1995

"A powerful argument in favor of legalizing assisted suicide, reinforced by haunting photographs taken by the author."
Extraordinary portraits of five dying people who contemplate ending their own lives, sensitively and movingly written by a physician who has thought long and hard about the issue of assisted suicide. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 13, 1993

"The authors believe that rural, working-class, reluctant activists are reviving grass-roots democracy after decades of pervasive disengagement from civic responsibility—the one positive note in a sobering, effective alert. (Thirty photographs)"
In surveying communities across the country that have served as toxic-waste dumping grounds, journalist Setterberg and photojournalist Shavelson tell an increasingly familiar story: Residents are plagued by mysterious health problems. Read full book review >