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Matthew Herper is a senior writer at STAT covering medicine, and oversees the editorial portion of STAT's events, including its industry-leading Summits. Before joining STAT in 2019, he worked for 18 years at Forbes, where he wrote 17 cover stories.
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Beezus and Ramona
Ramona Quimby Series
Beverly Cleary - Mar 17, 2020 (first published in 1955)
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Nine-year-old Beezus Quimby has her hands full with her little sister, Ramona. Sure, other people have little sisters that bother them sometimes, but is there anyone in the world like Ramona? Whether she's taking one bite out of every apple in a box or secretly inviting 15 other 4-year-olds to the house for a party, Ramona is always making trouble-...
Matthew Herper
Feb 12, 2021
@maggiekb1 Great books.      source
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The Emperor of All Maladies
A Biography of Cancer
Siddhartha Mukherjee - Aug 09, 2011 (first published in 2010)
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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...
Matthew Herper
Feb 02, 2021
Emil Freireich, literally a founding father of treating cancer with drugs, has passed. If you haven't, you should read @DrSidMukherjee's "Emporer of All Maladies." Some good details in @OtisBrawley's book, too.      source