On Vanishing: Mortality, Dementia, and What It Means to Disappear

For fans of Atul Gawande s Being Mortal, Eula Biss s On Immunity, and Paul Kalanithi s When Breath Becomes Air, On Vanishing offers an essential, empathic exploration of dementia, and in the process asks searching questions about what it means to face our own inevitable vanishing n nAn estimated 50 mi

The Awkward Yeti Presents: How I Broke Up with My Colon: Fascinating, Bizarre, and True Health Stories

Fascinating, bizarre, and educational true life medical stories retold in cartoon form by the creator of the bestselling Heart and Brain book series n nMysterious illnesses Freakish injuries X rays revealing something weird that got stuck in your foot These strange but true stories are among the 2

Small Great Things

Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with than twenty years experience During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she s been reassigned to another patient The parents are white supremacists and don

The Prison Doctor

Dr 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