Ars Medendi reads: Do No Harm

The Book Do No Harm – Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery Henry Marsh Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2014 What it’s about: A Summary I don’t want to spoil the book by giving too much away in this summary. I would simply say that, if you are looking into a career in the medical profession, this … Read more

Ars Medendi reads: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

The Book The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat Oliver Sacks Picador, 1986 What it’s about: A Summary Welcome to the world of a neurologist. Oliver Sacks compiles many case studies he has published in medical case journals. These serve both as incredibly insightful looks at particular neurological disorders. This is the only one … Read more

Ars Medendi reads: The Noonday Demon

The Book The Noonday Demon – An Atlas of Depression Andrew Solomon Scribner, 2003 What it’s about: A Summary First of all, I have to say: the book is LONG. Very long. It took me maybe two months to read, but then I don’t have much time to read in the evenings after work. Despite it’s … Read more

Ars Medendi reads: The Man Who Couldn’t Stop

I have absolutely no illusions about this blog, and I am fully aware that the majority of the time I’m talking to myself. So I thought it would be worthwhile starting a new feature where I review books I have read. If you are reading this and have yourself read the book I am reviewing, … Read more