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Bad Call

by Mike Scardino & Daniel Thomas May Hachette Book Group (July 17, 2018)

In 1967 Mike Scardino was an eighteen-year-old premed student with a problem--his parents couldn't afford to pay his college tuition. Luckily, Mike's dad hooked him up with a lucrative, albeit unusual, summer...

The Hope Circuit

by Martin E. P. Seligman & Kevin Stillwell Hachette Book Group (April 24, 2018)

One of the most influential living psychologists looks at the history of his life and discipline, and paints a much brighter future for everyone.

When Martin E. P. Seligman first encountered psychology in the...

The Next Pandemic

by Ali S. Khan, Ali Khan, William Patrick & Ben Sullivan Hachette Original (January 17, 2017)

An inside account of the fight to contain the world's deadliest diseases-and the panic and corruption that make them worseThroughout history, humankind's biggest killers have been infectious diseases: the Black...

The Good Nurse

by Charles Graeber & Will Collyer Hachette Book Group (April 15, 2013)

Charles Cullen, RN, was one of the most accomplished serial killers in recent history. For sixteen years, working in multiple hospitals, he had a hand in the deaths of as many as three hundred patients. Though...

Murder on the Home Front

by Molly Lefebure & Lucy Rayner Hachette Book Group (April 01, 2014)

It is 1941. While the "war of chaos" rages in the skies above London, an unending fight against violence, murder, and the criminal underworld continues on the streets below.

One ordinary day, in an ordinary courtroom,...


by Porochista Khakpour & Yetta Gottesman HarperAudio (July 10, 2018)

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by Helen Thomson HarperAudio (June 26, 2018)

A prizewinning journalist with a background in neuroscience, Helen Thomson spent years tracking down people who live with the world's most extraordinary neurological disorders--like a man who tried to break...

Weekends at Bellevue

by Julie Holland HarperAudio (October 06, 2009)

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 Bellevue's psychiatric emergency room. Deciding who gets...

Healthy Brain, Happy Life

by Wendy Suzuki & Billie Fitzpatrick HarperAudio (May 19, 2015)

A neuroscientist transforms the way we think about our brain, our health, and our personal happiness in this clear, informative, and inspiring guide--a blend of personal memoir, science narrative, and immediately...

Slow Dancing with a Stranger

by Meryl Comer HarperAudio (October 13, 2015)

Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and leading Alzheimer's advocate Meryl Comer's Slow Dancing With a Stranger is a profoundly personal, unflinching account of her husband's battle with Alzheimer's disease...

Because We Are Bad

by Lily Bailey HarperAudio (April 03, 2018)

Written with the indelible power of Girl, Interrupted, Brain on Fire, and Reasons to Stay Alive, a lyrical, poignant memoir by a young woman about her childhood battle with debilitating obsessive compulsive...

My Glory Was I Had Such Friends

by Amy Silverstein & Erin Moon HarperAudio (June 27, 2017)

In this moving memoir about the power of friendship and the resilience of the human spirit, Amy Silverstein tells the story of the extraordinary group of women who supported her as she waited on the precipice...

Tell Me Everything You Don't Remember

by Christine Hyung-Oak Lee & Emily Woo Zeller HarperAudio (February 14, 2017)

 A memoir of reinvention after a stroke at thirty-three, based on the author's viral Buzzfeed essay

Christine Hyung-Oak Lee woke up with a headache on New Year's Eve 2006. By that afternoon, she saw the world--quite...

Mirror Touch

by Joel Salinas & Adam Verner HarperAudio (April 18, 2017)

A doctor with a rare--seemingly superhuman--neurological trait takes us on a compelling tour deep into the human brain in this blend of memoir and scientific exploration that combines the compassionate wisdom...

The Family Gene

by Joselin Linder & Khristine Hvam HarperAudio (March 14, 2017)

When Joselin Linder was in her twenties, her legs started to swell. She thought little of it, until her health problems started to compound in ways that baffled her doctors. Diagnosed with extreme liver blockage...

A Life Everlasting

by Sarah Gray HarperAudio (September 27, 2016)

A donor mother's powerful memoir of grief and rebirth that is also a fascinating medical science whodunit, taking us inside the world of organ, eye, tissue, and blood donation and cutting-edge scientific research....

The Cookie Cure

Monkey Mind

by Daniel Smith & Paul Michael Garcia Blackstone Publishing (July 03, 2012)

In the insightful narrative tradition of Oliver Sacks, Monkey Mind is an uplifting, smart, and very funny memoir of life with anxiety—America’s most common psychological complaint.

We all think we know what...

The Answer to the Riddle Is Me

by David Stuart MacLean & Neil Shah Blackstone Publishing (January 14, 2014)

Imagine waking up in a train station in India with no ideawho you are or how you got there. This is what happened to David MacLean.

In 2002, at age twenty-eight, David MacLean woke up in aforeign land with his...

Living and Dying in Brick City

by Sampson Davis, Cary Hite & Lisa Frazier Page Urban Audiobooks (February 15, 2013)

This is a riveting personal exploration of the health-care crisis facing inner-city communities, written by an emergency room physician who grew up in the very neighborhood he is now serving.

Sampson Davis is...

Jonas Salk

by Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs & Pam Ward Blackstone Publishing (October 06, 2015)

The authoritative account of one of the twentieth century's most important--and controversial--scientists

When a waiting world learned on April 12, 1955, that Jonas Salk had successfully created a vaccine to...

I Had to Survive

by Roberto Canessa, Pablo Vierci, Elijah Alexander & Thom Rivera et al. Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2016)

On October 13, 1972, a Uruguayan Air Force plane carrying members of the "Old Christians" rugby team--and many of their friends and family members--crashed into the Andes Mountains. I Had to Survive offers a...

A Story of the Red Cross

by Clara Barton & S. Patricia Bailey Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

Clara Barton was one of those diminutive New England women of the nineteenth century who was determined to make the world a better place. In 1881, she founded the American Red Cross to help the unfortunate victims...

All in the Family, Doctor Included

by Vladimir A. Tsesis & Pat Bottino Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

All in the Family, Doctor Included is a work of love and dedication that honors the human spirit at all ages. Vladimir Tsesis once again brings us poignant moments, cozy chuckles and sage advice from his busy...

The Theft of Memory

by Jonathan Kozol & Sean Runnette Blackstone Publishing (June 02, 2015)

National Book Award winner Jonathan Kozol is best known for his fifty years of work among our nation's poorest and most vulnerable children. Now, in the most personal book of his career, he tells the story of...

Tell Me Where It Hurts

by Nick Trout & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (March 11, 2008)

It all begins at 2:47 a.m. Then over one twenty-four-hour period, Dr. Trout fights for the life of a ten-year-old German shepherd, battles disease in the operating room, unravels tricky diagnoses, reassures...

Island Practice

by Pam Belluck, Joe Barrett & Nathaniel Philbrick Blackstone Publishing (October 25, 2012)

If you need an appendectomy, he can do it with a stone scalpel he fashioned himself. If you have a condition nobody can diagnose--"creeping eruption" perhaps--he can identify what it is and treat it. A baby...

Surviving Cancerland

You Don't Look Like Anyone I Know

by Heather Sellers & Karen White Blackstone Publishing (October 14, 2010)

This is an unusual and uncommonly moving family memoir, with a twist that gives new meaning to hindsight, insight, and forgiveness.

Heather Sellers is face-blind—that is, she has prosopagnosia, a rare neurological...

The Hospital Always Wins

by Issa Ibrahim & Kevin R. Free Blackstone Publishing (July 05, 2016)

Issa Ibrahim's memoir details in searing prose his development of severe mental illness leading to a horrific family tragedy, his acquittal by reason of insanity, and his subsequent commission to a mental hospital...


by David A. Ansell, Bronson Pinchot & Quentin Young Blackstone Publishing (October 11, 2011)

The amazing tale of “County” is the story of one of America’s oldest and most unusual urban hospitals. From its inception as a “poor house” dispensing free medical care to indigents, Chicago’s Cook...

When Life Gives You Pears

by Jeannie Gaffigan, Liz Noth & Jim Gaffigan Grand Central Publishing (October 01, 2019)

New York Times Bestseller

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The Big Sick meets Dad is Fat in this funny and heartfelt memoir from writer, director, wife, and mother Jeannie Gaffigan, as she reflects on the life-changing impact...

How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick

by Letty Cottin Pogrebin & Pam Ward Blackstone Publishing (April 09, 2013)

Everyone knows someone who's sick or suffering. Yet when afriend or relative is under duress many of us feel uncertain about how to cope.

Throughout her recent bout with breast cancer, Letty CottinPogrebin became...

A Most Dangerous Method

by John Kerr & Peter Berkrot Blackstone Publishing (November 01, 2011)

In 1907 Sigmund Freud and Carl Gustav Jung began what promised to be both a momentous collaboration and the deepest friendship of each man's life. Six years later they were bitter antagonists, locked in a savage...


by Kate Clifford Larson & Bernadette Dunne Blackstone Publishing (October 06, 2015)

They were the most prominent American family of the twentieth century. The daughter they secreted away made all the difference.

Joe and Rose Kennedy's strikingly beautiful daughter Rosemary attended exclusive...

The Day My Brain Exploded

by Ashok Rajamani Made for Success (January 09, 2015)

After a full-throttle brain bleed at the age oftwenty-five, Ashok Rajamani, a first-generation Indian American, had to bereborn, relearning the most basic of things, piecing together a past,reclaiming a life,...

What One Man Said to Another

by Peter Josyph & Raymond Todd Blackstone Publishing (June 23, 2005)

What One Man Said to Another is, on one level, a series of extended conversations between friends. On another, it is the spoken autobiography of Richard Selzer, respected surgeon and writer, as recorded by artist...