Biography & Autobiography - Medical - General

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Strong at the Broken Places: Voices o...

Richard M. Cohen

In an extension of his New York Times bestselling book Blindsided, author Richard M. Cohen depicts one year in the lives of five individuals who are living with serious chronic illness and of their families. These "citizens of si...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2008

Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, ...

Jennifer Worth

At the age of twenty-two, Jennifer Worth leaves her comfortable home to move into a convent and become a midwife in post war London's East End slums. The colorful characters she meets while delivering babies all over London—from the...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2012

Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Work...

Jennifer Worth

When twenty-two-year-old Jennifer Worth, from a comfortable middle-class upbringing, went to work as a midwife in the direst section of postwar London, she not only delivered hundreds of babies and touched many lives, she also became ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2014

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

Susannah Cahalan

One day, Susannah Cahalan woke up in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. Her medical records—from a month-long hospital stay of which she had no memory—showed psychosis, violence...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2012

My Lobotomy: A Memoir

Howard Dully

In this gut-wrenching memoir, Howard Dully recounts what life was like after he was needlessly lobotomized by an unlicensed physician at the age of twelve at the behest of his abusive stepmother.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2007

Weekends at Bellevue

Julie Holland

Julie Holland thought she knew what crazy was. Then she came to Bellevue. For nine eventful years, Dr. Holland was the weekend physician in charge of Bellevue's psychiatric emergency room. Deciding who gets locked up and who gets tal...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2009

My Lobotomy: A Memoir

Howard Dully

In this gut-wrenching memoir, Howard Dully recounts what life was like after he was needlessly lobotomized by an unlicensed physician at the age of twelve at the behest of his abusive stepmother.

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2007

The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines...

Ali S. Khan

An inside account of the fight to contain the world's deadliest diseases -- and the panic and corruption that make them worse. Throughout history, humankind's biggest killers have been infectious diseases: the Black Death, the Spanish...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2017

Splendid Solution: Jonas Salk and the...

Jeffrey Kluger

The riveting story of one of the greatest scientific accomplishments of the twentieth century, from the coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller Apollo 13. With rivalries, reversals, and a race against time, the struggle to eradic...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2005

The Pact

Samson Davis

In this memoir of success, three men tell how, by hanging together, they got themselves out of Newark, into a program for minority youth, and through medical school. They supported each other and eventually realized their dreams of ca...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2002

Splendid Solution: Jonas Salk and the...

Jeffrey Kluger

The riveting story of one of the greatest scientific accomplishments of the twentieth century, from the coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller Apollo 13. With rivalries, reversals, and a race against time, the struggle to eradic...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Apr 2005

Critical Care: A New Nurse Faces Deat...

Theresa Brown

In her former career as an English professor, Theresa Brown had been shielded from the harsh reality of death. That all changed the day she decided to become an oncology nurse. In Critical Care, Theresa writes powerfully and honestly...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2016

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

Susannah Cahalan

One day, Susannah Cahalan woke up in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. Her medical records―from a month-long hospital stay of which she had no memory―showed psychosis, violence...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jun 2015

Strong at the Broken Places: Voices o...

Richard M. Cohen

In an extension of his New York Times bestselling book Blindsided, author Richard M. Cohen depicts one year in the lives of five individuals who are living with serious chronic illness and of their families. These "citizens of sicknes...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jan 2008

Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey...

Helen Thomson

Award-winning science writer Helen Thomson unlocks the biggest mysteries of the human brain through nine extraordinary casesOur brains are far stranger than we think. We take it for granted that we can remember, feel emotion, navigate...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2018
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