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Being Mortal

Medicine and What Matters in the End

Atul Gawande

In Being Mortal, author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its endingMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medic...
Publish Date
September 5
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Jan 04, 2020
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande.      source
Feb 02, 2015
[email protected]_gawande's BEING MORTAL was spectacular. Spartan, razor-sharp prose. And a genuine rarity: a book that *needed* to exist.      source
Feb 06, 2019
The books of my life. I’ve been wanting to assemble them for a long time. The stack is not complete, but each one of these books is written into my mind and heart and soul. Each one is a little part of who I am. Thank you, authors.      source