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Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History's Great Personalities

by Claudia Kalb

Was Andy Warhol a hoarder? Did Einstein have autism? Was Frank Lloyd Wright a narcissist? In this surprising, inventive, and meticulously researched look at the evolution of mental health, acclaimed health and...


The Brain Game: Experiencing Blood Clots At Age 22

by Marla JC Fund & Gina E Johnson

The First novel in a series of written work to come, Gina Johnson and her grandmother Marla Fund both based in Boise, Idaho, explain how Gina lives with over 40 medical diagnoses, and 25 surgical procedures...


A Doctor in the House: My Life with Ben Carson

by Candy Carson

 “The life of a neurosurgeon isn’t an easy one, and Ben has been required to go above and beyond the call of duty almost constantly. The life of a neu­rosurgeon’s wife isn’t much easier. But it’s...


Carl Jung: Wounded Healer of the Soul

by Claire Dunne

This is the first fully-illustrated biography of one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century, famous for his pioneering exploration of dreams, the unconscious, and spirituality.

Carl Jung continues to be...


Dialysis: a Memoir

by Lisa Frieden

Lisa Frieden was a young professional with a bright future ahead of her in high tech public relations, when tragedy struck. Dialysis: a Memoir describes the year she spent on dialysis, from her initial hospitalization...


In This Together

by Ann Romney

When Mitt and Ann Romney met in their late teens, a great American love story began. And their life together would be blessed: five healthy sons, financial security, and a home filled with joy. Despite the typical...


Last Night in the OR: A Transplant Surgeon's Odyssey

by Bud Shaw

For readers of Henry Marsh's Do No Harm, Paul A. Ruggieri's Confessions of a Surgeon, and Atul Gawande's Better -- a pioneering surgeon shares memories from a life in one of surgery’s most demanding fields...


Cook County ICU: 30 Years of Unforgettable Patients and Odd Cases

by MD, Cory Franklin

An inside look at one of the nation’s most famous public hospitals as seen through the eyes of its longtime director of intensive care

 

Filled with stories of strange medical cases and unforgettable patients...


Angel of Compassion

by Mike Johnson

On Monday, the 17th of September, 2013, novelist and poet Mike Johnson entered Auckland Central Hospital for some abdominal tests, and was diagnosed with multiple cancers. Nine days later he was discharged with...


Alpha Docs: The Making of a Cardiologist

by Daniel MuÑOZ & James M. Dale

In the tradition of Scott Turow’s One L and Atul Gawande’s Better comes a real-time, real-life chronicle from an impassioned young doctor on the front lines of high-stakes cardiology.

It takes drive, persistence,...


Nurses Never Run: A Student Nurse in Cambridge 1967-1970

by Eileen Gershon

Sharing her letters written at the time, Nurse Walker invites us to experience her training as a student nurse at Addenbrooke's Hospital, and the fun she had living in Cambridge. Meet her friends, face her fears...


Suffering the Silence: Chronic Lyme Disease in an Age of Denial

by Allie Cashel & Bernard Dr. Raxlen

Allie Cashel has suffered from chronic Lyme disease for sixteen years—but much of the medical community refuses to recognize her symptoms as the result of infectious disease. In Suffering the Silence: Chronic...


Empty Hands, A Memoir: One Woman's Journey to Save Children Orphaned by AIDS in South Africa

by Sister Abegail Ntleko, Desmond Tutu & Kittisaro And Thanissara

Empty Hands is the inspiring memoir of Zulu nurse and healthcare activist Sister Abegail Ntleko. Growing up poor in a rural village with a father who didn't believe in educating girls, against seemingly insurmountable...


Wondering Who You Are: A Memoir

by Sonya Lea

In exploring her husband's traumatic brain injury and loss of memory, Sonya Lea has written a memoir that is both a powerful look at perseverance in the face of trauma and a surprising exploration into what...


It All Begins in the Waiting Room: How to drive your doctor crazy while escaping retaliation

by Dr. David Rapoport

For more than twenty years, Dr. David Rapoport has been writing about the lighter side of medicine in Family Practice and Medical Post magazines. They both devoted their last page to medical humour, with an...


Nursing Through Shot & Shell: A Great War Nurse's Story

by Beatrice Hopkinson & Dr. Vivien Newman

Nursing Through Shot and Shell is the previously unpublished memoir of Beatrice Hopkinson, who served in France as a Territorial Nursing Sister from 1917-19. Beatrice worked close to the front line at casualty...


Lights and Sirens: The Education of a Paramedic

by Kevin Grange

A true account of going through UCLA’s famed Daniel Freeman Paramedic Program—and practicing emergency medicine on the streets of Los Angeles.

Nine months of tying tourniquets and pushing new medications,...


A Special Day: A Mother's Memoir of Love, Loss, and Acceptance After the Death of Her Daughter

by Anne-Dauphine Julliand & Adriana Hunter

February 29th is a date that comes into existence just once every four years. It is also the birthday of Thaïs—author Anne-Dauphine Julliand’s darling daughter—who died of a genetic disease. Thaïs lived...


Only Human? Born happy and ready to forgive

by Graham Bott

Born in the early 60's, this is an account of one man's struggle to re connect with his feelings, after burying them at three years of age. An uplifting and deeply honest reflection on the 1970's and 80's including...


The Bugs Doctor With A Passion For Music

by Emmanuel M. Ndawula

This autobiography consists of my early life in Uganda and gives an account of more than 30 years as a consultant microbiologist in the NHS in the UK. I use a ‘descriptive diagnosis’ tool to rationalise the...