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Physicians Literature and Medicine

This group is private.

Organized by the Medical Ethics and Humanities Division which is sponsored by the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. 

Contact Linda for more information at linda.carrlee@hsc.utah.edu

2018 Book Picks

January: Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

February: The Bright Hour by Nina Riggs

March: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

April: Memory's Last Breath by Gerta Saunders

May: No Apparent Distress by Rachel Pearson

June: Dreamland by Sam Quinones

July:  To Siri with Love by Judith Newman

August: New and Collected Poems by Rafael Campo

September: Quackery by Lydia Kang

October: The Butchering Art  by Lindsey Fitzharris

November: Adventures in Human Being by Gavin Francis

December: Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs by Lisa Randell

2019 Book Picks

January: Stay with Me by Ayobami Adebayo 

February: The Two Kinds of Decay: A Memoir by Sarah Manguso

March: From Here to Eternity by Caitlin Doughty

April: Mend: Poems by Kwoya Fagin Maples

May: There, There: A novel by Tommy Orange

June: Through a Long Absence: Words from My Father’s Wars by Joy Passanante

July:  Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer by Barbara Ehrenreich 

August: Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing  by Victoria Sweet

September: Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

October: Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America by Mary Otto 

November: Why We Revolt : A patient revolution for careful and kind care by Victor Montori

December: The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062300546
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Published: Harper - June 28th, 2016

The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501169373
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 16th, 2018

Lab Girl Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101873724
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Published: Vintage - February 28th, 2017

Memory's Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316502627
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Published: Hachette Books - June 13th, 2017

No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming-Of-Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393249248
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 9th, 2017

Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781620402528
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Published: Bloomsbury Press - April 5th, 2016

To Siri with Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062413628
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Published: Harper - August 22nd, 2017

Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780761189817
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 17th, 2017

The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374117290
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Published: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giro - October 17th, 2017

Adventures in Human Being: A Grand Tour from the Cranium to the Calcaneum Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780465096824
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Published: Basic Books - October 25th, 2016

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062328502
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Published: Ecco - October 18th, 2016