When Breath Becomes Air
At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. And just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. When Breath Becomes Air chr...
Jul 11, 2016"When Breath Becomes Air" is one of the best books I've read in years. All best to you, Lucy. – source
Nov 16, 2019More Shabbat reading recommendations: This book was breathtaking and such a powerful advertisement for the joy of parenthood. – source
May 08, 2020Another day, another booklist. Today: memoir—I loooooooove memoirs. As ever, please reply with your favorites so we can all add them to our reading lists. :) Also: Happy Friday. Phew. – source