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Beyond the Book: Still Alice

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By | 2016-10-01T19:53:23+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Beyond the Book, Past Books|0 Comments

About the Author: Lisa Genova

Lisa Genova graduated valedictorian, summa cum laude from Bates College with a degree in Biopsychology and has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University. Acclaimed as the Oliver Sacks of fiction and the Michael Crichton of brain science, she is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels Still Alice, Left Neglected, Love Anthony, [...]

By | 2016-10-01T19:53:48+00:00 August 1st, 2016|About the Author, Past Books|0 Comments

August Book Review: Still Alice

If you lose your mind, are you still yourself? Are you still Alice? First it is just a word, on the tip of your tongue that you can't seem to find. Or a forgotten appointment. Common mistakes, right? But what if it were more than that? What if those little moments, the little fragments of [...]

By | 2016-10-01T19:54:06+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Past Books|0 Comments

Beyond the Book: The House of God

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By | 2016-09-01T20:19:52+00:00 July 6th, 2016|Beyond the Book, Past Books|0 Comments

About the Author: Samuel Shem

Samuel Shem, pen name of Stephen Bergman, is a doctor, novelist, playwright, essayist and activist. Dr. Bergman was a graduate of Harvard, a Rhodes scholar at Balliol College, Oxford, where he completed a D.Phil. in physiology, and a graduate of Harvard Medical School. Following his schooling and formal training he was on faculty at Harvard [...]

By | 2016-09-01T20:21:27+00:00 July 4th, 2016|About the Author, Past Books|0 Comments

July Book Review: The House of God

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By | 2016-10-01T19:54:31+00:00 July 4th, 2016|Past Books|0 Comments

June Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air

This is a wonderful, heartbreaking yet uplifting memoir that should be required reading for all medical students and junior doctors. (And older doctors and retired doctors and nurses and allied health practitioners and everyone else). I read this book in one sitting, completely enmeshed in Kalanithi's narrative voice from the very first page. This memoir [...]

By | 2016-08-01T21:40:11+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Past Books|0 Comments

About the Author: Paul Kalanithi

Paul Kalanithi, M.D., author of When Breath Becomes Air, was a neurosurgeon and writer. He graduated from Stanford with a B.A. and M.A. in English literature and a B.A. in human biology. He earned an M.Phil in the history and philosophy of science and medicine from Cambridge and graduated cum laude from the Yale School [...]

By | 2016-08-01T21:38:43+00:00 June 1st, 2016|About the Author|0 Comments

Beyond the Book: When Breath Becomes Air

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By | 2016-08-01T21:42:09+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Beyond the Book|0 Comments