Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Price of Experience: Writings on Living with Cancer” as Want to Read:
The Price of Experience: Writings on Living with Cancer
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Price of Experience: Writings on Living with Cancer

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Writer and political activist Mike Marqusee was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer, in the summer of 2007. At first, disinclined to share his misery with others, he was reluctant to write about his illness. But he then came to realize that doing so provided a precious continuity with his life as a writer before contracting the disease, and a way of ...more
Paperback, 1st, 120 pages
Published 2014 by OR Books
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Price of Experience, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Price of Experience

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-18)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Jun 23, 2014 Malcolm rated it it was amazing
Mike Marqusee opens this series of essays and articles written between 2009 and 2013 about ‘living with cancer’ that on his diagnosis in 2007 he vowed that he would not be adding to the “surfeit of cancer confessionals” (p9), and in this excellent book he has lived up to that promise. To his credit in keeping that promise it was about 2 years between the diagnosis and the first article, in praise of the NHS staff who work with him to serve his needs, in praise of the NHS as a public health ...more
Hank rated it really liked it
Sep 21, 2016
Hazel Croft
Hazel Croft rated it really liked it
Jul 08, 2014
Allix Davis
Allix Davis rated it liked it
Dec 11, 2014
Cenas rated it liked it
Jan 19, 2016
Daniel Smith
Daniel Smith rated it liked it
Dec 03, 2014
Kevin marked it as to-read
May 09, 2014
Dave marked it as to-read
Jun 28, 2014
Sam Doherty
Sam Doherty marked it as to-read
Aug 16, 2014
Liz marked it as to-read
Dec 05, 2014
Rebecca marked it as to-read
Jan 27, 2015
Laura marked it as to-read
Feb 16, 2015
Exzentrius marked it as to-read
Jan 11, 2016
Candy Barr
Candy Barr marked it as to-read
Mar 26, 2016
Ina Cawl
Ina Cawl marked it as to-read
Nov 14, 2016
Bram Van den Bossche
Bram Van den Bossche marked it as to-read
Nov 21, 2016
Travis marked it as to-read
Nov 23, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Mike Marqusee was an American-born writer, journalist and political activist who has lived in Britain since 1971. He was the author of numerous books including If I Am Not for Myself: Journey of an Anti-Zionist Jew, Wicked Messenger: Bob Dylan and the Sixties, Redemption Song: Muhammad Ali and the Spirit of the Sixties, Anyone but England: An Outsider Looks at English Cricket, a novel, Slow Turn, ...more
More about Mike Marqusee...

Share This Book