Making An Exit

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Making an Exit:
From the Magnificent to the Macabre, How We Dignify the Dead
St Martin’s Press, New York 2011; Coptic Publishing,
London 2011; Picador, New York 2012
Winner of the 2012 Good Funeral Awards Book of the Year

“An Eat, Pray, Love for the afterlife … Murray tackles an uncomfortable subject with sensitivity, humor and great insight” — The Washington Post

“A fascinating travelogue, but also a personal meditation on loss and fate. Ms Murray excels in the role of intrepid tour guide. She has an inviting way of taking readers by the hand to explore new cultures and places” — The Economist

“Brilliant … I was transfixed by this oddly life-enhancing book” — Daily Mail

“Difficult to put down. With Murray at the helm, this journey in search of death is full of life” — Publishers Weekly

Moveable Feasts

Moveable Feasts Covers

Moveable Feasts:
From Ancient Rome to the 21st Century,
the Incredible Journeys of the Food We Eat

Aurum Press, London 2007; St Martin’s Press, New York 2007;
Picador, New York 2008

“Sarah Murray has an engagingly oblique way into a story, and leads us perkily through food history and politics with journalistic flair and an eye for a memorable anecdote” — The Guardian

“Packed with fascinating information” — Washington Post

“Brilliantly researched” — The Sunday Times

“Erudite and thoroughly researched, this is a fascinating read for both foodies and those who love how the minutiae of life often provide a fresh lens with which to view the world” — Publishers Weekly

“Bright, energetic and fact-packed” — The Independent

Book Editing

Giving 2.0 Cover

Giving 2.0
Transform Your Giving and Our World
Laura Arillaga-Andressen, Wiley (Jossey-Bass), 2011
New York Times bestseller

“Immense gratitude goes to my sensational editor, Sarah Murray … Sarah helped me find my written voice, shape the direction of the book, and make it a reality. Giving 2.0 could not have happened without her” — Laura Arillaga-Andressen

“Giving 2.0 empowers everyone—from volunteers to donors to advocates—to get the most out of their giving and themselves.” — Melinda Gates, co-chair and trustee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

“Brimming with persuasive evidence and practical resources for all types of philanthropists …
Giving 2.0 is a must–read for anyone eager to change the world.” — Judith Rodin, president, Rockefeller Foundation