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When Breath Becomes Air

by Paul Kalanithi

At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decades 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 chro...
Publish Date
2016
January 12
Goodreads rating
4.36
ISBN
0642688054472
Tags
nonfictionbiography-and-memoirmedicine
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
This book left me in tears.     source
Nov 16, 2019
More Shabbat reading recommendations: This book was breathtaking and such a powerful advertisement for the joy of parenthood.     source
Nov 30, 2019
@satishd @dksf @patrick_oshag God yes this book was amazing and also broke my heart. All the best ones do. Thanks @zsims, the gifter     source