Life After Life

1975 book by Raymond Moody

Life After Life is a 1975 book written by psychiatrist Raymond Moody. The book presents the author's account of what it is like to die.[1][2]

Life After Life sold more than 13 million copies[3] and became an international best seller which made the subject of near death experiences popular, and opened the way for many other studies.[4][5]

Moody wrote a second book, Reflections on Life After Life, in 1977.[6]



  1. Clifton D. Bryant (2003). Handbook of Death and Dying Sage, p.138.
  2. Michael Marsh. Review: Beyond Death: The Rebirth of Immortality The Hastings Center Report, Vol. 7, No. 5 (Oct., 1977), pp. 40-42.
  3. Towards the light The Age, March 23, 2004.
  4. Harvey J. Irwin, Caroline Watt (2007). An introduction to parapsychology McFarland, p. 158.
  5. Duane S. Crowther (2005). Life Everlasting Cedar Fort, p. 19.
  6. Lee Worth Bailey and Jenny L. Yates (1996). The near-death experience: a reader Routledge, p. 26.