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

September 2016

Beyond the Book: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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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 [...]

August 2016

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 [...]

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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