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Gobekli Tepe Alien Kontakt

by Ronald Ritter & Sussan Evermore

Die Steinsäulen am Gobekli Tepe sind wohl eines der anschaulichsten und zum Nachdenken anregenden Stücke der vorzivilisatorischen Architektur.

Lassen Sie uns daher ein Bild davon entwerfen, was gewesen sein...

You were there for me

by Gilbert Vachon

This book tells the story of a benevolent mother who, once placed in a LTCH, died as a result of the neglect to which she was subjected. It's also the story of a loving son who, in addition to having supported...

Margery Spring Rice: Pioneer of Women’s Health in the Early Twentieth Century

by Lucy Pollard

This book vividly presents the story of Margery Spring Rice, an instrumental figure in the movements of women’s health and family planning in the first half of the twentieth century. Margery Spring Rice, née Garrett,...

War Doctor

by David Nott & Henry Marsh

The #1 internationally bestselling, gripping true story of a frontline trauma surgeon operating in the world?s most dangerous war zones


For more than 25 years, surgeon David Nott has volunteered in some of...

The Surprising Lives of Small-Town Doctors

Inside The Mental

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...

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...

The Answer to the Riddle Is Me

by David Stuart MacLean

“A deeply moving account of amnesia that . . . reminds us how we are all always trying to find a version of ourselves that we can live with.” —Los Angeles Times

On October 17, 2002, David MacLean “woke...

La mia vita da medico

by Dino Casarotto

Mi sono laureato nel febbraio dell'anno accademico 1963-1964. Precedentemente, durante gli anni di studio, avevo frequentato, in particolare, l'istituto di patologia generale, anatomia patologica, clinica chirurgica...

In-Between Days

by Teva Harrison

2016 Governor General's Literary Award Finalist

2017 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize Winner

2017 Joe Shuster Award Nominee

Teva Harrison was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer at the age of 37. In this brilliant...

Lucky Dog

by Sarah Boston

Lucky Dog is a hilarious and heartwarming memoir by a renowned veterinary oncologist who tells us what we can learn about health care and ourselves from our most beloved pets.

What happens when a veterinary surgical...

Florence Nightingale: The Nightingale School

by Lynn McDonald

Although Florence Nightingale is famous as a nurse, her lifetime?s writing on nursing is scarcely known in the profession. Nursing professors tend to ?look to the future, not to the past,? and often ignore...

Florence Nightingale: Extending Nursing

by Lynn McDonald

Although Florence Nightingale is famous as a nurse, her lifetime?s writing on nursing and to nurses is scarcely known in the profession. Nursing professors tend to ?look to the future, not to the past,? and...

Florence Nightingale: The Crimean War

by Lynn McDonald

Florence Nightingale is famous as the ?lady with the lamp? in the Crimean War, 1854?56. There is a massive amount of literature on this work, but, as editor Lynn McDonald shows, it is often erroneous, and films...

Wait Time

by Kenneth Sherman

When poet and essayist Kenneth Sherman was diagnosed with cancer, he began keeping a notebook of observations that blossomed into this powerful memoir. With incisive and evocative language, Sherman presents...

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...

But Hope is Longer

by Tamara Levine

When Tamara Levine received her breast cancer diagnosis, in a state of shock, she decided to inform her friends and colleagues by writing to them. That letter was the first of thirteen communications she calls...

Amazing Medical Stories

by George Burden & Dorothy Grant

The twenty true tales in Amazing Medical Stories give a rich and entertaining picture of the ways in which medical workers (both real and fake) have used the keys to the mysterious kingdom of life: health, disease,...