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Sherwin B. Nuland

Sherwin B. Nuland, M.D., is the author of nine previous books, including Doctors: The Biography of Medicine, The Wisdom of the Body, The Mysteries Within, Lost in America: A Journey with My Father, and The Doctors’ Plague. His book How We Die: Reflections on Life’s Final Chapter won the National Book Award and spent thirty-four weeks on the New York Times best-seller list. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, The New York Times, Time, and The New York Review of Books. Nuland is a clinical professor of surgery at Yale University, where he also teaches bioethics... Read More

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The Art of Aging
Written by Sherwin B. Nuland
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2008
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7541-3 (0-8129-7541-3)

In his landmark book How We Die, Sherwin B. Nuland profoundly altered our perception of the end of life. Now in The Art of Aging, Dr. Nuland steps back to explore the impact of aging on our minds and bodies, strivings and relationships. Melding a scientist’s passion for truth with a... Read more






Doctors
Written by Sherwin B. Nuland
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 1995
$16.95/23.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-76009-2 (0-679-76009-1)

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






How We Die
Written by Sherwin B. Nuland
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 1995
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-74244-9 (0-679-74244-1)

New Edition: With a new chapter addressing contemporary issues in end-of-life care

A runaway bestseller and National Book Award winner, Sherwin Nuland's How We Die has become the definitive text on perhaps the single most universal human concern: death.  This new edition includes an all-embracing and incisive afterword that examines the current...

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How We Live
Written by Sherwin B. Nuland
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 1998
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-78140-0 (0-679-78140-4)

Having won the National Book Award for How We Die, his best-selling inquiry into the causes and modes of death, Sherwin Nuland now turns his attention to the miraculous resiliency of human life.  For this lucid, wonderful, and wonder-filled new book explores the body's mysterious capacity to marshal disparate organs and processes... Read more






Lost in America
Written by Sherwin B. Nuland
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 2004
$15.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-72722-1 (0-375-72722-1)

A writer renowned for his insight into the mysteries of the body now gives us a lambent and profoundly moving book about the mysteries of family. At its center lies Sherwin Nuland’s Rembrandtesque portrait of his father, Meyer Nudelman, a Jewish garment worker who came to America in the early years... Read more






Maimonides
Written by Sherwin B. Nuland
Schocken | Trade Paperback | August 2008
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8052-1150-4 (0-8052-1150-0)

Sherwin B. Nuland—best-selling author of How We Die—focuses his surgeon’s eye and writer’s pen on this greatest of rabbis, most intriguing of Jewish philosophers, and most honored of Jewish doctors.

Moses Maimonides was a Renaissance man before there was a Renaissance: a great physician, a dazzling Torah scholar, a daring philosopher. Eight... Read more





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