Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 January 2020

384 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190070007

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Essays at the Intersections of Medicine and Culture

Howard Markel

  • The first collection of essays from medical historian Howard Markel, author of An Anatomy of Addiction ("Absorbing, vivid" -- Sherwin Nuland, The New York Times Book Review, front page) and The Kelloggs (2017 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist for Nonfiction)
  • More than 80 essays from the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and the PBS NewsHour
  • Topics range from biographical essays to discussions of the art of medicine and the experience of illness as depicted on the written page, canvas, stage, political arena, and screen
  • An enjoyable collections of quick reads from one of America's preeminent historians and writers

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