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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...


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,...

Wisdom for Victorious Living

by Ruphina Folayemi Ojo Adesan

The author's experiences of working within the NHS as a black, christian woman in the last 25 years. She aims to write about both her positive and not so positive experiences and for her experience to count...

Love and Laughter in the Time of Chemotherapy

by Manjusha Pawagi

Manjusha Pawagi, a successful family court judge, has written a not-so-typical memoir about her experience with cancer. Wryly funny and stubbornly hopeful, this is her quirky take on what it's like to face your...

The Journal of a Disappointed Man

by W.N.P. Barbellion

Published shortly before the author's death in 1919, The Journal of a Disappointed Man presents a remarkable memoir that addresses struggles with poverty, inadequate education, and the creeping paralysis of...

You Have To Go Now

by Diane M Waterman

This is not a book full of medical terminology, I personally don’t know the language, but I do know the language of love. I lost two sisters who suffered from cancer. Not only can cancer be hard to deal with,...

Life on the Thin Blue Line

by Gregory Fried

When youre a surgeon, the smallest mistake could result in someone losing their life.

Gregory Fried, M.D., who became NYPDs executive chief surgeon in November 1996, after years of serving as deputy chief surgeon,...

Beyond the High Blue Air

by Lu Spinney

  • Beyond the High Blue Air is a gorgeously written and vital literary contribution to the conversation surrounding assisted deaths, the right to die, the ambiguity of loss, and the tenuous nature of consciousness....

  • 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...

    I Really Didn’t Want to Become a Doctor

    by Howie C. Wolf

    This book traces memoirs of a family doctor who shunned the notion of becoming a physician as he observed his family doctor father while growing up. To spend so many years in school—only to have meals, sleep,...

    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...

    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....