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Remembering  9/11 in literature

Remembering 9/11 in literature

exploring the 9/11 legacy in literature #WorkingStiff#ProjectRebirth#CityofDust

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When Breath Becomes Air- reflections from Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

When Breath Becomes Air- reflections from Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

  When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, M.D., a memoir ( This is an update of a previous post. This post contains an affiliate,commission paying link) Dr. Paul Kalanithi was a 36-year-old resident physician who had, as he wrote, “reached the mountaintop” of anticipating a promising career as a neurosurgeon and neuroscientist. He had … Continue reading When Breath Becomes Air- reflections from Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

Working Stiff -a book review to remember 9/11

Working Stiff -a book review to remember 9/11

Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and The Making of a Medical Examiner, by Judy Melinek, M.D.and T.J. Mitchell Genre and topics- non-fiction, memoir, history, medical, marriage, parenting, physicians, New York City, September 11, 2001 The author, Judy Melinek, M.D., wrote this  account of her training as a forensic pathologist, a physician specialist who investigates … Continue reading Working Stiff -a book review to remember 9/11