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A Dangerous Method (Movie Tie-in Edition)
A Dangerous Method (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by John Kerr
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ISBN: 9780307950277
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A Dangerous Method (Movie Tie-in Edition)
The Story of Jung, Freud, and Sabina Spielrein
Written by John Kerr


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $16.95

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
STARRING KEIRA KNIGHTLY, VIGGO MORENSEN, MICHAEL FASSBENDER, and VINCENT CASSEL

“Has all the elements of a juicy novel . . . riveting. . . . Reudite and elegant.” —Newsday
 
In 1907, Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung began what promised to be both a momentous collaboration and the deepest friendship... Read more >
Doctors
Doctors
Written by Sherwin B. Nuland
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ISBN: 9780307807892
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Doctors
The Biography of Medicine
Written by Sherwin B. Nuland


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $13.99

How does medical science advance? Popular historians would have us believe that a few heroic individuals, possessing superhuman talents, lead an unselfish quest to better the human condition. But as renowned Yale surgeon and medical historian Sherwin B. Nuland shows in this brilliant collection of linked life portraits, the theory bears... Read more >
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The Mind's Eye
The Mind's Eye
Written by Oliver Sacks
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ISBN: 9780307473028
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The Mind's Eye

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $15.00

With compassion and insight, Dr. Oliver Sacks again illuminates the mysteries of the brain by introducing us to some remarkable characters, including Pat, who remains a vivacious communicator despite the stroke that deprives her of speech, and Howard, a novelist who loses the ability to read. Sacks investigates those who can...

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Nurses
Nurses
Written by Michael Brown, R.N.
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ISBN: 9780307778321
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Nurses
The Real-Life Experiences of Registered Nurses
Written by Michael Brown, R.N.


Format: eBook, 318 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $7.99

Registered nurse Michael Brown has interviewed over fifty practicing nurses, spanning forty-one states and most nursing specialties. He takes you to the front lines of his profession, where split-second, life-and-death decisions are made every day by these unsung heroes of health care, who put their own lives at risk to provide... Read more >
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Opening My Heart
Opening My Heart
Written by Tilda Shalof
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ISBN: 9780771079887
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Opening My Heart
A Journey from Nurse to Patient and Back Again
Written by Tilda Shalof


Format: Hardcover, 328 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $27.95

Tilda Shalof had been taking care of critically ill patients in an intensive care unit for more than twenty-five years, but taking care of herself had never been a priority. That is, until she could no longer ignore her extreme fatigue, shortness of breath, and crushing chest pains. When the results...

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Opening My Heart
Opening My Heart
Written by Tilda Shalof
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ISBN: 9780771079948
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Opening My Heart
A Journey from Nurse to Patient and Back Again
Written by Tilda Shalof


Format: eBook, 302 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

Tilda Shalof had been taking care of critically ill patients in an intensive care unit for more than twenty-five years, but taking care of herself had never been a priority. That is, until she could no longer ignore her extreme fatigue, shortness of breath, and crushing chest pains. When the results...

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Arms Wide Open
A Midwife's Journey
Written by Patricia Harman


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $24.95

A midwife’s memoir of living free and naturally against all odds

In her first, highly praised memoir, Patricia Harman told us the stories patients brought into her exam room, and her own story of struggling to help women as a nurse-midwife in medical practice with her husband, an OB/GYN, in Appalachia. In...

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Ask Me Why I Hurt
Ask Me Why I Hurt
Written by Randy Christensen, M.D.
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ISBN: 9780307719010
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Ask Me Why I Hurt
The Kids Nobody Wants and the Doctor Who Heals Them
Written by Randy Christensen, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $15.00

The unforgettable inspiring memoir of one extraordinary doctor who is saving lives in a most unconventional way. Ask Me Why I Hurt is the touching and revealing first-person account of the remarkable work of Dr. Randy Christensen. Trained as a pediatrician, he works not in a typical hospital setting but, rather... Read more >
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Ask Me Why I Hurt
Ask Me Why I Hurt
Written by Randy Christensen, M.D.
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ISBN: 9780307719027
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Ask Me Why I Hurt
The Kids Nobody Wants and the Doctor Who Heals Them
Written by Randy Christensen, M.D.


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $11.99

The unforgettable inspiring memoir of one extraordinary doctor who is saving lives in a most unconventional way Ask Me Why I Hurt is the touching and revealing first-person account of the remarkable work of Dr. Randy Christensen. Trained as a pediatrician, he works not in a typical hospital setting but, rather... Read more >
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Medicine in Translation
Medicine in Translation
Written by Danielle Ofri
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ISBN: 9780807001264
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Medicine in Translation
Journeys with My Patients
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $18.00

From a doctor Oliver Sacks has called a “born storyteller,” a riveting account of practicing medicine at a fast-paced urban hospital
 
For two decades, Dr. Danielle Ofri has cared for patients at Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in the country and a crossroads for the world’s cultures. In Medicine in Translation... Read more >
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Rescue 471
Rescue 471
Written by Peter Canning
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ISBN: 9780307788214
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Rescue 471
A Paramedic's Stories
Written by Peter Canning


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2011
Price: $7.99

TRUE LIFE-AND-DEATH DRAMA

In taut, thrilling prose, Peter Canning has written a book that captures the rarely seen real world of emergency medicine. A seasoned paramedic who fights under enormous pressure to save lives, Canning trains new paramedics for the rigors of a nonstop, action-packed battle. From a four-month-old baby who has... Read more >
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Listening Closely
Listening Closely
Written by Arlene Romoff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781936140213
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Listening Closely
A Journey to Bilateral Hearing
Written by Arlene Romoff


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $19.95

Imagine what it would be like not to hear a sound--no music, no friendly voices, no children's laughter. Arlene Romoff doesn't have to imagine how it would feel: she lived it. Although she was born with normal hearing, in her late teens it began to slip away, as if someone were... Read more >
A Most Dangerous Method
A Most Dangerous Method
Written by John Kerr
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ISBN: 9780307788122
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A Most Dangerous Method
The Story of Jung, Freud, and Sabina Spielrein
Written by John Kerr


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2011
Price: $13.99

“Has all the elements of a juicy novel . . . riveting. . . . Reudite and elegant.” —Newsday

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, Direcetd by Dabid Cronenbertg and STARRING KEIRA KNIGHTLY, VIGGO MORENSEN, MICHAEL FASSBENDER, and VINCENT CASSEL
 
In 1907, Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung began what promised to be both a... Read more >
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Weekends at Bellevue
Weekends at Bellevue
Written by Julie Holland
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ISBN: 9780553386523
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Weekends at Bellevue
Nine Years on the Night Shift at the Psych ER
Written by Julie Holland


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $16.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

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 the psychiatric emergency room at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital. In this absorbing memoir, Holland recounts stories from her vast case files that are... Read more >
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When My World Was Very Small
When My World Was Very Small
Written by Ruth Rakoff
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ISBN: 9780307358196
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When My World Was Very Small
A Memoir of Family, Food, Cancer and My Couch
Written by Ruth Rakoff


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $13.99

In the whirlwind of life with three young sons, an active member in her tight-knit community, Ruth Rakoff felt in supreme control of her wide world. But when a routine mammogram revealed a tumor, that world rapidly shrunk down to the size of one breast. 
           
And so begins the journey of... Read more >
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When My World Was Very Small
When My World Was Very Small
Written by Ruth Rakoff
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ISBN: 9780307358172
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When My World Was Very Small
A Memoir of Family, Food, Cancer and My Couch
Written by Ruth Rakoff


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $25.95

In the whirlwind of life with three young sons, an active member in her tight-knit community, Ruth Rakoff felt in supreme control of her wide world. But when a routine mammogram revealed a tumor, that world rapidly shrunk down to the size of one breast. 
           
And so begins the journey of... Read more >
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All Rivers Run to the Sea
All Rivers Run to the Sea
Written by Elie Wiesel
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ISBN: 9780307760081
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All Rivers Run to the Sea
Memoirs
Written by Elie Wiesel


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $13.99

In this first volume of his two-volume autobiography, Wiesel takes us from his childhood memories of a traditional and loving Jewish family in the Romanian village of Sighet through the horrors of Auschwitz and Buchenwald and the years of spiritual struggle, to his emergence as a witness for the Holocaust's martyrs...

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The House of Hope and Fear
The House of Hope and Fear
Written by Audrey Young
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ISBN: 9781570616686
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The House of Hope and Fear
Life in a Big City Hospital
Written by Audrey Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $16.95

Critically acclaimed author Audrey Young offers a real-life Grey's Anatomy set in Seattle's big city hospital. Opening with the view of an idealistic young doctor entering her first post-graduate job at the local county hospital, The House of Hope and Fear explores not only the personal journey of one doctor's life... Read more >
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A Final Arc of Sky
A Final Arc of Sky
Written by Jennifer Culkin
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ISBN: 9780807073292
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A Final Arc of Sky
A Memoir of Critical Care
Written by Jennifer Culkin


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2010
Price: $16.00

A critical care and emergency flight nurse, Jennifer Culkin is no stranger to death and its dramas, or the urgency that accompanies them. Her memoir plunges us into the chaos of emergency medicine at all altitudes, masterfully reflecting on the most pivotal moments of our lives and the beautiful fragility of... Read more >
The Making of a Nurse
The Making of a Nurse
Written by Tilda Shalof
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551992570
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The Making of a Nurse

Written by Tilda Shalof


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 5, 2010
Price: $12.99

The bestselling author of A Nurse’s Story is back with more insider stories.

Tilda Shalof has been a caregiver all her life — at home for her family, at work for strangers — but her skills didn’t come easily. From when she was a child taking care of her sick parents to... Read more >
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A Nurse's Story
A Nurse's Story
Written by Tilda Shalof
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ISBN: 9781551991412
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A Nurse's Story

Written by Tilda Shalof


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 5, 2010
Price: $13.99

The team of nurses that Tilda Shalof found herself working with in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a big-city hospital was known as “Laura’s Line.” They were a bit wild: smart, funny, disrespectful of authority, but also caring and incredibly committed to their jobs. Laura set the tone with her... Read more >
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Weekends at Bellevue
Weekends at Bellevue
Written by Julie Holland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553906974
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Weekends at Bellevue
Nine Years on the Night Shift at the Psych ER
Written by Julie Holland


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $11.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

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 the psychiatric emergency room at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital. In this absorbing memoir, Holland recounts stories from her vast case files that are... Read more >
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The House of Hope and Fear
Life in a Big City Hospital
Written by Audrey Young


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $16.95

Critically acclaimed author Audrey Young offers a real-life Grey's Anatomy set in Seattle's big city hospital. Opening with the view of an idealistic young doctor entering her first post-graduate job at the local county hospital, The House of Hope and Fear explores not only the personal journey of one doctor's life... Read more >
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It's Not About the Hair
And Other Certainties of Life & Cancer
Written by Debra Jarvis


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $16.95

Debra Jarvis works as a chaplain supporting patients at Seattle’s Cancer Care Alliance (the clinic founded by the world-famous Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute). In that capacity she meets daily with patients in at many points along the path of living with cancer, from diagnosis to treatment to recovery and facing... Read more >
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What Patients Taught Me
A Medical Student's Journey
Written by Audrey Young


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $15.95

Do sleek high-tech hospitals teach more about medicine and less about humanity? Do doctors ever lose their tolerance for suffering? With sensitive observation and graceful prose, this book explores some of the difficult and deeply personal questions a 23-year-old doctor confronts with her very first dying patient, and continues to struggle... Read more >
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