Frida's Bed by Slavenka Drakulic is an "imagining" of the famous and talented artist Frida Kahlo's thoughts during her last hours. Kahlo is one of my heroes, as she suffered from fibromyalgia before they even knew what it was.
Grief Is the Thing With Feathers by Max Porter. In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness.