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Prostate Cancer

by Eric Thorne

In 2014, at age 80, I was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer.

This story unveils my personal involvements with various members of the medical profession over several months. My narrative is descriptive and reveals...

Compassionate Steel

by Wylie Gibbs

Wylie Gibbs relates truly fascinating vignettes from his fifty years as a surgeon in Australia, Britain, Saudi Arabia and Fiji.

One incident relates to his treatment of the late Prime Minister Harold Holt, forty-eight...

The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten Surgeon

by Cherry Lewis

A colorful and absorbing portrait of James Parkinson and the turbulent, intellectually vibrant world of Georgian London. Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common forms of dementia, with 60,000 new cases...

Truth Doesn't Have a Side

by Mark Tabb, Bennet Omalu & Will Smith

One day in 2002 the fifty-year old body of former Pittsburgh Steeler and hall of famer Mike Webster was laid on a cold table in front of pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu. Webster’s body looked to Omalu like the...

It's Not Yet Dark: A Memoir

by Simon Fitzmaurice

“A fiercely eloquent testament to making the most out of every moment we're given.”

 —People, Book of the Week

A luminous memoir in the tradition of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and a #1 bestseller...

Fatal Evidence: Professor Alfred Swaine Taylor & the Dawn of Forensic Science

by Helen Barrell

A surgeon and chemist at Guy’s Hospital in London, Professor Alfred Swaine Taylor used new techniques to search the human body for evidence that once had been unseen. As well as tracing poisons, he could identify...

Recollections of a Civil War Medical Cadet: Burt Green Wilder

by Richard M. Reid

In July 1862, Burt Green Wilder left Boston to join Dr. Francis Brown, a surgeon working at Judiciary Square Hospital, one of the new army pavilion hospitals in Washington, D.C. Wilder had just finished his...

The Way We Die Now

by Seamus O'Mahony

We have lost the ability to deal with death. Most of our friends and beloved relations will die in a busy hospital in the care of strangers, doctors, and nurses they have known at best for a couple of weeks....

CLEAR!: Living the Life You Didn't Dream Of

by Herman J. Williams, Elizabeth Ann Atkins & Catherine M. Greenspan

Herman Williams was on the verge of living his ultimate dream of becoming an orthopedic surgeon to elite athletes — when his life took a shocking detour.

“Herman!” screamed his beautiful fiancée, Jeannie,...

The Other Side of the Bed: What Patients Go Through and What Doctors Can Learn

by Daniel S Mishkin

The Other Side of the Bed is essential reading for caretakers seeking support and solace from someone who has truly been there. When Daniel Mishkin was a medical resident, he received the crash course in patient...

Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8: A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism

by Naoki Higashida, Ka Yoshida & David Mitchell

From the author of the bestselling The Reason I Jump, an extraordinary self-portrait of life as a young adult with autism

Naoki Higashida was only thirteen when he wrote The Reason I Jump, a revelatory account...

Angels to the Rescue: Inspirational Real-Life Stories from an ER Doctor

by Robert D. Lesslie

From bestselling author Robert Lesslie comes a new collection of thrilling inspiration from the emergency room. Join first responders and ER doctors as they encounter life-or-death situations that put their...

Another Kind of Madness

by Stephen Hinshaw

Glenn Close says: "Another Kind of Madness is one of the best books I’ve read about the cost of stigma and silence in a family touched by mental illness. I was profoundly moved by Stephen Hinshaw’s story,...

Into the Gray Zone: A Neuroscientist Explores the Border Between Life and Death

by Adrian Owen

In this startling and thought-provoking book, which will remind readers of works by Oliver Sacks and Atul Gawande, a world-renowned neuroscientist reveals his controversial, groundbreaking work with patients...

The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

by Nina Riggs


“Stunning…heartrending…this year’s When Breath Becomes Air.” —Nora Krug, The Washington Post

“Beautiful and haunting.” —Matt McCarthy, MD, USA TODAY


Angels and Heroes 3-in-1: Inspiring True Stories

by Robert D. Lesslie

Three of Dr. Robert Lesslie's popular books of inspiring true stories are now gathered into one ebook set for the first time ever! In Angels and HeroesAngels in the ER, and Angels on Call, Dr. Lesslie...

Rest in Peace

by Lauren Tafur

Ali wishes that taking care of patients was easy. However patients’ family members can make things challenging and poise ethical considerations for patient care. Ali is a nurse practitioner and works with...

Doctor Number 49: Grace Warren of The Leprosy Mission

by Grace Warren & Lesley Hicks

This is an inspiring autobiography of Australian missionary doctor Grace Warren. By her inventive surgical skills, faith, preparedness to obey God, and her tireless willingness to travel and teach, Grace has...

Sonata: A Memoir of Pain and the Piano

by Andrea Avery

A rich and vibrant memoir that weaves chronic illness and classical music into a raw and inspiring tale of grace and determination. Andrea Avery, already a promising and ambitious classical pianist at twelve,...

Journey to the Finish Line

by Van Garner & Virginia Garner

On April 19, 1999, Virginia Garner swallowed capsules of an experimental drug now known as Gleevec and became one of the first few people to take an effective dose of this miracle drug that would change not...