History 2017-06-26T21:23:57+00:00

August 2016

Beyond the Book: Still Alice

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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 [...]

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. [...]

July 2016

Beyond the Book: The House of God

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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 [...]

July Book Review: The House of God

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June 2016

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). [...]

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 [...]

Beyond the Book: When Breath Becomes Air

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