Category Archives: Brief Book Reviews

(Not So Brief) Book Review: Catastrophic Care

One of the most fascinating books I have read, “Catastrophic Care: American Healthcare Killed My Father” (http://www.amazon.com/Catastrophic-Care-American-Health-Father/dp/0307961540) offers no answer to its central question of how to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans who die each year … Continue reading

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Brief Book Review 1: The Youngest Science

I was turned onto this book by an interview with Atul Gawande where he lists it as the book that most influenced his life. Lewis Thomas’ firsthand account of his medical training and research career. Inspiring: shows how a medicine/pathology/immunology … Continue reading

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