How to Survive a Pandemic

How to Survive a PandemicA vital, timely text on the viruses that cause pandemics and how to face them, by the New York Times bestselling author of How Not to Die From tuberculosis to bird flu and HIV to coronavirus, these infectious diseases share a common origin story human interaction with animals Otherwise known as z


When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes AirFor readers of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Anne Lamott, a profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living n nAt the age of thirty six, on the verge of completing a


This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior DoctorAdam Kay was a junior doctor from 2004 until 2010, before a devastating experience on a ward caused him to reconsider his future He kept a diary throughout his training, and This Is Going to Hurt intersperses tales from the front line of the NHS with reflections on the current crisis The result is


Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family

Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American FamilyThe heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science s great hope in the quest to understand the disease n nDon and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream After World War II, Don s work with the Air For


The End of October

The End of OctoberIn this riveting medical thriller from the Pulitzer Prize winner and best selling author Dr Henry Parsons, an unlikely but appealing hero, races to find the origins and cure of a mysterious new killer virus as it brings the world to its knees n nAt an internment camp in Indonesia, forty seven peop


The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Womenn The incredible true story of the women who fought America s Undark danger nThe Curies newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community From body lotion to tonic water, the popular new element shine


Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley StartupThe full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of a multibillion dollar startup, by the prize winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end in the face of pressure and threats from the CEO and her lawyers n nIn 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Ho


The Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir

The Beauty in Breaking: A MemoirAn emergency room physician explores how a life of service to others taught her how to heal herself n nMichele Harper is a female, African American emergency room physician in a profession that is overwhelmingly male and white Brought up in Washington, DC, in an abusive family, she went to Harvard,


The Body: A Guide for Occupants

The Body: A Guide for OccupantsIn the bestselling, prize winning A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe n nNow he turns his attention inwards to explore the human body, how it


Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and DreamsA New York Times bestseller The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.Sl


The Prison Doctor

The Prison DoctorDr Amanda Brown has treated inmates in the UK s most infamous prisons first in young offenders institutions, then at the notorious Wormwood Scrubs and finally at Europe s largest women only prison in Europe, Bronzefield From miraculous pregnancies to dirty protests, and from violent attacks on p


The Tumor

The TumorJohn Grisham says THE TUMOR is the most important book he has ever written In this short book, he provides readers with a fictional account of how a real, new medical technology could revolutionize the future of medicine by curing with sound THE TUMOR follows the present day experience of the fic


Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas

Twas the Nightshift Before ChristmasAn alternative cover edition for this ISBN can be found here n nTwas The Nightshift Before Christmas is the hilarious, poignant and entertaining story of the life of a junior doctor at the most challenging time of the year With twenty five tales of intriguing, shocking and incredible Christmas incid


Unnatural Causes

Unnatural CausesAs the UK s top forensic pathologist, Dr Richard Shepherd has spent a lifetime uncovering the secrets of the dead When death is sudden or unexplained, it falls to Shepherd to establish the cause Each post mortem is a detective story in its own right and Shepherd has performed over 23,000 of them