Samuel Shem
Samuel Shem

Samuel Shem is a novelist, playwright, activist, Professor in Medical Humanities at NYU School of Medicine, and Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome. His novels include The House of God, FineMount Misery, In the Heart of the Universe, and The Spirit of the Place (winner of two national "Best Literary Novel" Awards). He is coauthor with his wife, Janet Surrey, of the award-winning Off-Broadway play Bill W. and Dr. Bob, about the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous,The Buddha's Wife and We Have to Talk: Healing Dialogues Between Men and Women.

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The Spirit of the Place Cover
Author: Samuel Shem |
Release Date: January 10, 2023
From the bestselling author of the The House of God comes an ambitious novel about the complicated relationships between mothers and sons, doctors and patients, the past and the present, and love and death... Settled into a relationshi...
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ISBN: 9780593669754
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Author: Samuel Shem | Narrator: Sean Runnette
Release Date: November 12, 2019
The sequel to the bestselling and highly acclaimed The House of GodYears after the events of The House of God, the Fat Man has been given leadership over a new Future of Medicine Clinic at what is now only Man's 4th Best Hospital, and has persuaded D...