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The Emperor of All Maladies

A Biography of Cancer

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence...
Publish Date
2011
August 9
First Published in 2010
Goodreads rating
4.31
ISBN
8601420075672
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
I loved this brilliant book about cancer.     source
Q: Are there any books you haven’t mentioned that you feel would make your reading list? P.A.: I would also include the following books: The Emperor of All Maladies, Where Men Win Glory, The President’s Club, The Most Important Thing, Sapiens, The Hard Thing About Hard Things, 10 Percent Happier, The Rommel Papers, King of the World, The Corner and Good Calories, Bad Calories.     source
Oct 07, 2019
That's a great concept by Karl Popper. He was thinking about science but you can (to a degree) apply it to starting a company or early-stage investing. From this excellent book: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer     source
For friends who have faced or are facing cancer, I often give them The Emperor of All Maladies.     source