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Beyond the Book: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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By | 2016-11-03T04:17:03+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Beyond the Book, Past Books|0 Comments

About the Author: Rebecca Skloot

Rebecca Skloot began her brilliant writing career with a Master of Fine Arts in nonfiction at the University of Pittsburgh. She is an award-winning science writer and editor, and a former correspondent for NPR’s Radiolab and PBS’s NOVA scienceNOW. She specializes in narrative science writing and has explored a wide range of topics from goldfish surgery [...]

By | 2016-11-03T04:17:35+00:00 September 1st, 2016|About the Author, Past Books|0 Comments

Still Alice Twitter Chat

You may have missed our Doctors Book Club for August, but it is never too late to read what was shared. The following is the transcript from our the Still Alice Twitter chat. #dbcAugust [View the story "August 2016 @DoctorsBookClub Twitter Chat" on Storify]

By | 2016-10-01T19:50:50+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Past Books|0 Comments

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