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My Glory Was I Had Such Friends

by Amy Silverstein

In this moving memoir about the power of friendship and the resilience of the human spirit, Amy Silverstein tells the story of the extraordinary group of women who supported her as she waited on the precipice...

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

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...

A Stitch of Time: The Year a Brain Injury Changed My Language and Life

by Lauren Marks

For fans of Brain on Fire and My Stroke of Insight, an incredible first-person account of one woman’s journey to regaining her language and identity after a brain aneurysm affects her ability to communicate....

Bill Gibson: Pioneering Bionic Ear Surgeon

by Tina K Allen

During his distinguished career as an ear, nose and throat surgeon, Professor Bill Gibson gained a reputation as a world-expert in Ménière's disease and cochlear implant surgery. In 1984, he restored...

The Tincture of Time: A Memoir of (Medical) Uncertainty

by Elizabeth L. Silver

Set against the unexplained stroke of the author’s newborn daughter, this stunning, unflinchingly honest memoir is a thought-provoking reflection on uncertainty in medicine and in life.

Growing up as the daughter...

Mirror Touch

by Joel Salinas, M.D.

Challenging our understanding of what it means to be human, Joel Salinas, a Harvard-trained researcher and neurologist at Massachusetts General, shares his experiences with mirror-touch synesthesia, a rare and...

News from Lake Boobbegone

by Carolyn Redman

Question: Does the world really need another breast cancer memoir?

Answer: Probably not.

But writing is the only way Carolyn Redman knew how to process a heartbreaking breast cancer diagnosis and the year-long...

Journey to the Finish Line: Surviving Cancer Together

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...

A Surgeon in the Village: An American Doctor Teaches Brain Surgery in Africa

by Tony Bartelme

An inspiring story of doctors who changed the health care of an African nation

Dr. Dilan Ellegala arrives in Tanzania, shocked to find the entire country has just three brain surgeons for its population of forty-two...

Finding Hope

by Steven J Sommer

Finding Hope is the long-awaited book by the Australian holistic medical practitioner, Dr Steven Sommer. In it, Steven shares his patients' and his own personal journey synthesizing the key principles for finding...

Practice Matters

by Andrew Willis

The UK National Health Service is always in crisis, yet it has been shown, time and time again, that the public value it more highly than anything else in British society. This book is a good news story about...

Tell Me Everything You Don't Remember

by Christine Hyung-Oak Lee

A memoir of reinvention after a stroke at age thirty-three.

Christine Hyung-Oak Lee woke up with a headache on the morning of December 31, 2006. By that afternoon, she saw the world—quite literally—upside...

The Perpetual Now: A Story of Amnesia, Memory, and Love

by Michael D. Lemonick

In the aftermath of a shattering illness, Lonni Sue Johnson lives in a "perpetual now," where she has almost no memories of the past and a nearly complete inability to form new ones. The Perpetual Now is the...