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Sea Trial

by Brian Harvey

An adventure story set against the backdrop of a son trying to understand his father

After a 25-year break from boating, Brian Harvey circumnavigates Vancouver Island with his wife, his dog, and a box of documents...


The Elephant Man and Other Reminiscences

by Sir Frederick Treves

A prominent British surgeon of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, Treves is now perhaps best known for his close friendship with Joseph Merrick, "the Elephant Man" at the London hospital where he worked and where...


Second Lives, Second Chances

by Donald R. Laub

The engrossing memoir of a plastic and reconstructive surgeon involved in groundbreaking and life-changing procedures

Through his work in plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Donald Laub changed the lives...


Long Road from Quito

by Tony Hiss

Long Road from Quito presents a fascinating portrait of David Gaus, an unlikely hero with deep ties to the University of Notre Dame and an even more compelling postgraduate life. Gaus is co-founder, with his...


A Doctor's Quest

by Gretchen Roedde

A doctor grapples with the challenges of mother and child health in the developing world.

Recounting medical missions in half of the thirty countries in which she has worked for the past twenty-five years in...


The Story of San Michele

by Axel Munthe

The Story of San Michele is the famous memoir by Swedish physician Axel Munthe (1857-1949). Written in English, it has been a best-seller in numerous languages. The author associated with a number of celebrities...


Deep Water Dream

by Gretchen Roedde

A hopeful memoir that shares the author’s voyage of discovery as a mother, wife, and physician in underserved communities in northern Ontario.

In underserved areas, the communities themselves are one of the...


Perfectly Human

by Sarah C. Williams

She knew they would only have a few fleeting months together, but in that time Sarah’s unborn daughter would transform her understanding of beauty, worth, and the gift of life.

Happily married and teaching...


Heart: A History

by Sandeep Jauhar

The bestselling author of Intern and Doctored tells the story of the thing that makes us tick

For centuries, the human heart seemed beyond our understanding: an inscrutable shuddering mass that was somehow the...


My Father's Gift

by Sixtus Z. Atabong

Born into a poor West African family in the disease-stricken town of Fontem, John N. Atabong embarked into the unknown in search of hope. He was eleven, but he triumphed against all odds to give his children...


Patient Care

by Paul Seward, Md

  • One of the first emergency room specialists reflects on a career full of mysteries, disappointments, and redeeming triumphs in this fast-paced and enjoyable memoir
  • Each chapter is a succinct and moving anecdote,...

  • What My Patients Taught Me

    by Lakshmi Gavini

    As  I was ready to retire,I wandered back into the past, when I realized, I had served not only as a witness to the significant changes in women’s health over the past forty years but in the late 1970’s...


    Me, Kniest & Understanding

    by Fiona Porch

    Fiona Porch is passionate about helping others to leap their hurdles and pursue their goals. By sharing her unique life story, she hopes her message will provide understanding and become a boon for all those...


    Giant Love Song

    by Maureen Muldoon

    Giant Love Song is witness to the poetic journey of fourteen-year-old Maureen Muldoon, a committed daydreamer trying to navigate the final hours of her mother’s life without getting crushed. She weaves a...


    My Way

    by Joy Nugent

    Author Joy Nugent has spent three decades in the role of a private, palliative care nurse, being with people at the end of their lifepart of a lifetime of caring for others. She left a comfortable life as the...


    Dead Ends to Somewhere

    by Richard Ward

    The story of a vaccine to save over 500,000 of the world’s children each year from the deadly virus rotavirus. Raised on a Montana ranch, Dick Ward was an unlikely candidate to become an eminent virologist....


    The Leap Year

    by Jane Delahay & Michelle Hessing

    What if the worst day of your life is actually the best day of your life?

    "You have breast cancer"

    No one EVER wants to hear those words. On 22 February, 2016, I was told this devastating news – it changed my...


    The Terrible Tuesday

    by Alana Corry

    One day. It can change everything. The life you knew, gone in an instant. An ordinary person, just like you. Things like this, they dont happen to ordinary people, do they? Have you ever wondered what you would...


    Heartbreaker

    by James Styan

    In this new biography of Chris Barnard we not only learn about the life of South Africa’s most famous surgeon, from his Beaufort West childhood through his studies locally and abroad to his prominent marriages...


    Our Fated Century

    by Grant V. Rodkey

    Book Summary

    Our Fated Century is a kaleidoscopic scan of events and attitudes that have affected us and our fellow earthly travellers during the tumultuous period from 1917 to 2017. During this period, the earth,...