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The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781541699526
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Published: Basic Books - October 15th, 2019

With the fascinating scholarship of The Emperor of All Maladies and the deeply personal experience of When Breath Becomes Air, a world-class oncologist examines the current state of cancer and its devastating impact on the individuals it affects -- including herself.


A Mind Unraveled: A True Story of Disease, Love, and Triumph Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399593642
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 15th, 2019

The compelling story of an acclaimed journalist and New York Times bestselling author’s ongoing struggle with epilepsy—how, through personal resilience and the support of loved ones, he overcame medical incompetence and institutional discrimination to achieve once unthinkable success.  


This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Medical Resident Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316426725
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - December 3rd, 2019

In the US edition of this international bestseller, Adam Kay channels Henry Marsh and David Sedaris to tell us the "darkly funny" (The New Yorker) -- and sometimes horrifying -- truth about life and work in a hospital.


I've Seen the End of You: A Neurosurgeon's Look at Faith, Doubt, and the Things We Think We Know Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525653219
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Published: WaterBrook - January 7th, 2020

This gripping inspirational memoir grapples with the tension between faith and science—and between death and hope—as a seasoned neurosurgeon faces insurmountable odds and grief both in the office and at home.

“Beautiful, haunting, powerful . . .”—Daniel G. Amen, MD


Seven Signs of Life: Unforgettable Stories from an Intensive Care Doctor Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781948924825
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Published: Arcade - October 15th, 2019

For Readers of Paul Kalanithi’s​ When Breath Becomes Air, an Intensive Care Doctor Reveals How Everyday Emotions Are Taken to Extremes in the ICU

Dr.


How to Treat People: A Nurse's Notes Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324003465
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 10th, 2019

A fascinating and poignant memoir of the body and its care, told through the experiences of a young nurse.


When Life Gives You Pears: The Healing Power of Family, Faith, and Funny People Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538751046
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 1st, 2019

New York Times Bestseller
USA Today Bestseller

The Big Sick meets Dad is Fat in this funny and heartfelt memoir from writer, director, wife, and mother Jeannie Gaffigan, as she reflects on the life-changing impact of battling a pear-sized brain tumor.


Brave New Medicine: A Doctor's Unconventional Path to Healing Her Autoimmune Illness Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781684032051
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Published: Reveal Press - September 1st, 2019

In this revelatory memoir, Doctor Cynthia Li shares the truth about her disabling autoimmune illness, the limitations of Western medicine, and her hard-won lessons on healing--mind, body, and spirit.


The Undying: Pain, vulnerability, mortality, medicine, art, time, dreams, data, exhaustion, cancer, and care Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374279349
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 17th, 2019

"The Undying is a startling, urgent intervention in our discourses about sickness and health, art and science, language and literature, and mortality and death. In dissecting what she terms 'the ideological regime of cancer,' Anne Boyer has produced a profound and unforgettable document on the experience of life itself." —Sally Rooney, author of Normal People


A Mind Unraveled: A True Story of Disease, Love, and Triumph Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399593642
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 15th, 2019

The compelling story of an acclaimed journalist and New York Times bestselling author’s ongoing struggle with epilepsy—how, through personal resilience and the support of loved ones, he overcame medical incompetence and institutional discrimination to achieve once unthinkable success.  


Heart: A History Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250234667
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Published: Picador - September 10th, 2019

The bestselling author of Intern and Doctored tells the story of the thing that makes us tick


If: A Mother's Memoir Cover Image
By Lise Marzouk, Adriana Hunter (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781590510971
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Published: Other Press - October 29th, 2019

An eloquent, heartfelt account of a young boy's fight with cancer and of a mother's determination and resilience, which see their family through to his recovery.


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