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Biography & Autobiography - Medical (incl. Patients)
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Author: Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa | Narrator: Henry Leyva
Release Date: March 09, 2021
Today he is known as Dr. Q, an internationally renowned neurosurgeon and neuroscientist who leads cutting-edge research to cure brain cancer. But not too long ago, he was Freddy, a nineteen-year-old undocumented migrant worker toiling in the tomato f...
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Author: Miguel Sancho
Release Date: March 02, 2021
The personally harrowing and medically enthralling story of a family's struggle to save a child from a deadly immune deficiency.A journey through the deepest valleys and highest peaks of parenting. When a two-month-old baby falls ill, his apparently ...
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Author: Suleika Jaouad
Release Date: February 09, 2021
A searing, deeply moving memoir of illness and recovery that traces one young woman’s journey from diagnosis to remission and, ultimately, a road trip of healing and self-discovery.In the summer after graduating from college, Suleika Jaouad was...
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Author: Tessa Miller
Release Date: February 02, 2021
A riveting and candid account of a young journalist's awakening to a life of chronic illness, weaving together her personal story with reporting to shed light on how Americans live with long-term diagnoses today.Tessa Miller was an ambitious twentyso...
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Author: Robert Kolker | Narrator: Sean Pratt
Release Date: April 07, 2020
OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe 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.Don...
Author: W. Lee Warren, M.D. | Narrator: W. Lee Warren, M.D.
Release Date: January 07, 2020
This gripping inspirational memoir grapples with the tension between faith and science—and between death and hope—as a seasoned neurosurgeon faces insurmountable odds and grief both in the office and at home.“Beautiful, haunting, po...
Author: Nicci Gerrard | Narrator: Nicci Gerrard
Release Date: August 13, 2019
From the award-winning journalist and author, a lyrical, raw and humane investigation of dementia that explores both the journeys of the people who live with the condition and those of their loved onesAfter a diagnosis of dementia, Nicci Gerrard&rsqu...
Author: A. K. Benjamin | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: June 11, 2019
Inspired by Dr. A. K. Benjamin's years working as a clinical neuropsychologist at a London hospital, this multilayered narrative interweaves Benjamin's own sometimes shocking personal experiences with those of his mentally disordered patients.What do...
Author: Abby Maslin | Narrator: Abby Maslin
Release Date: March 12, 2019
Abby Maslin shares an inspiring story of resilience and commitment in a deeply affecting new memoir. After her husband suffered a traumatic brain injury, the couple worked together as he recovered—and they learned to love again. When Abby ...
Author: Judy Goldman | Narrator: Kathe Mazur
Release Date: February 12, 2019
Novelist and poet Judy Goldman's inspiring account of the mishap that left her husband paralyzed, how it tested their marriage, and their struggle to regain their "normal" life.When Judy Goldman’s husband of almost four decades has a routine sp...
Author: Julie Yip-Williams | Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller and Joshua Williams
Release Date: February 05, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • As a young mother facing a terminal diagnosis, Julie Yip-Williams began to write her story, a story like no other. What began as the chronicle of an imminent and early death became something much more—a powerful...
The compelling story of an acclaimed journalist and New York Times bestselling author’s ongoing struggle with epilepsy—how, through personal resilience and the support of loved ones, heovercame medical incompetence and instituti...