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When Breath Becomes Air
By Random House Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
For readers of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Anne Lamott, a profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer the question: What makes a life worth living? At the age of 36, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. And just

Hot Lights, Cold Steel: Life, Death and Sleepless Nights in a Surgeon's First Years
By Tantor Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
When Michael Collins decided to become a surgeon, he was totally unprepared for the chaotic life of a resident at a major hospital. A natural overachiever, Collins' success in college and medical school led to a surgical residency at one of the most respected medical centers in the world, the famed Mayo Clinic. But compared to his fellow residents, Collins felt inadequate and unprepared. All too soon the euphoria of beginning his career as an orthopedic resident gave way to the feeling he was a

Dr. Benjamin Rush: The Founding Father Who Healed a Wounded Nation
By Hachette Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
A revealing biography of Dr. Benjamin Rush - fiery signer of the Declaration of Independence, prominent physician, ardent politician, zealous social reformer, passionate humanitarian, and dedicated educator. Dr. Benjamin Rush was the Founding Father of an America that other Founding Fathers forgot or ignored - an America of women, African Americans, Jews, Quakers, Roman Catholics, indentured workers, and the poor. Ninety percent of the people lived in that other America, but none could vote,

Losing my Mind: An Intimate Look at Life with Alzheimer's
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
When Tom DeBaggio turned 57 in 1999, he thought he was embarking on the golden years of retirement -- time to spend with his family, his friends, and the herb garden he spent decades cultivating. One winter day, he told his doctor during a routine exam that he had been stumbling into forgetfulness. After it subsequent battery of tests, DeBaggio joined the legion of 12 million others afflicted with Alzheimer's disease. Losing My Mind is an extraordinary first-person account that charts the ups

Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter
By Unknown
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
They were the most prominent American family of the 20th century. The daughter they secreted away made all the difference. Joe and Rose Kennedy's strikingly beautiful daughter, Rosemary, attended exclusive schools, was presented as a debutante to the queen of England, and traveled the world with her high-spirited sisters. And yet Rosemary was intellectually disabled - a secret fiercely guarded by her powerful and glamorous family. Major new sources - Rose Kennedy's diaries and

The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
An exquisite memoir about how to live-and love-every day with ''death in the room,'' from poet Nina Riggs, mother of two young sons and the direct descendant of Ralph Waldo Emerson, in the tradition of When Breath Becomes Air. ''We are breathless, but we love the days. They are promises. They are the only way to walk from one night to the other.'' Nina Riggs was just thirty-seven years old when initially diagnosed with breast cancer-one small spot. Within a year, the mother of two sons,

Last Night in the OR: A Transplant Surgeon's Odyssey
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
The 1980s marked a revolution in the field of organ transplants, and Bud Shaw, MD, who studied under Tom Starzl in Pittsburgh, was on the front lines. Now retired from active practice, Dr. Shaw relays gripping moments of anguish and elation, frustration and reward, despair and hope in his struggle to save patients. He reveals harshly intimate moments of his medical career: telling a patient's husband that his wife has died during surgery; struggling to complete a 20-hour operation as mental and

Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness
By Random House Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
A work of great personal courage and a literary tour de force, this best seller is William Styron's true account of his descent into a crippling and almost suicidal depression. Styron is perhaps the first writer to convey the full terror of depression's psychic landscape as well as the illuminating path to recovery..

We Are All the Same: A Boy's Courage and a Mother's Love
By Tantor Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
The extraordinary story of the little South African boy whose bravery and fierce determination to make a difference despite being born with AIDS has made him the human symbol of the world's fight against the disease, told by the veteran American journalist whose life he changed. Five million more people contracted HIV last year alone. We've all seen the statistics, and they numb us; on some level our minds shut down to a catastrophe of this scope. As with other such immense human tragedies in

Discombobulated: An Inspiring Journey of Hope Through Mental Illness
By Trafford Publishing
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ean: 9781412082013, isbn: 1412082013,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Mental illness has been my life. It began with deep dark feelings of internal horribleness at age 10 and culminated with a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder in my late 30s. What is it like to live with a mental illness? Confusing. For years I could not decipher between real and not real. Dreams, hallucinations and real life blended into one reality. My hallucinations mostly consisted of my being raped. It could happen at any time. Voices would tell me to do things such as drive into a wall

How Your Surgeon Feels: Lifetime Essays In The Art and Science Of Surgery
By iUniverse
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ean: 9781440114182, isbn: 1440114188,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
In the vast array and vitriol of our National Health debate , the doctor's voice , especially that of the surgeon , is rarely solicited , and seldom heard . It is mostly the clamor of patients you hear or the rancor of politicians . This compendium of lifetime essays will restitute an imbalance that is long overdue . The collection speaks to how a practicing surgeon really feels about the vital medical issues of our day , and what needs to be done to improve his life's work and his dedicated

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