Making Sense of Suicide: An In-Depth Look
At Why People Kill Themselves
In his newest book, Dr. Lester, who has written over 60 books on the subject of suicide, presents
a thorough overview of all aspects of all kinds of suicidal behavior, providing the reader with the
information necessary for obtaining a well rounded, up-to-date, and carefully researched understanding.
Until this book, readers had to sift through many publications to obtain even the most basic
understanding of suicidal behavior. Now we have the well organized format of this book to give us
ready access to the complex mesh of behaviors contributing to the suicidal deaths of more than
30,000 Americans a year.