Stay “has inspired me more than anything I’ve read in a very long time.

I cannot praise it highly enough.’”

— Bel Mooney, The Daily Mail


"Eloquent and affecting"

David Brooks, New York Times

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Stay is more than a must-read — it’s a cultural necessity.”

Maria Popova, Brain Pickings


"This book will literally save lives.”

Stephen Prothero, 

Boston University


Stay “is rigorous and deeply rewarding, both accessible and challenging.”

—   Kate Tuttle, Boston Globe


Hecht lectures widely.

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Hecht's essay on Soldiers and Suicide: 

"To Live Is an Act of Courage", in The American Scholar


Hecht's essay on College Suicide

"Stopping Suicide," in The Chronicle of Higher Education


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