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The Lonely Patient: How We Experience Illness
3.59
I'm only halfway through this book, but here's what I can say at this point:

Stein's objective is to represent the experience of illness from the persp...more
May 2008
Apr 24, 2008
 
Swimming in a Sea of Death: A Son's Memoir
3.04
i hate to kick a guy when he's down, but...

Susan Sontag’s son, David Rieff, wrote the horrendously titled “Swimming in a Sea of Death” in an apparent...more
Apr 29, 2008
Apr 29, 2008
 
Where The Lilies Bloom
3.77
i remember this as a favorite from childhood. i'm now wondering whether it's as good as i recall...
not set
May 11, 2010
 
This Wild Darkness: The Story of My Death
3.80
Currently reading.
not set
May 05, 2010
 
The Moonstone
3.88
One of my favorites! In fact, I'm the president of the Betteredge Fan Club! Who's in with me?!
Jun 2009
Apr 14, 2010
 
On Chesil Beach
3.49
The pain that irreconcilable silences beget... Subtle, nuanced, sad, pensive.
Jan 2008
Apr 24, 2008
 
The Culture of Pain
3.67
Damn. I wish I WROTE this book.
not set
Apr 24, 2008
 
Bodies in Motion and at Rest: On Metaphor and Mortality
4.09
None
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Sep 22, 2012
 
Illness and Culture in the Postmodern Age
3.88
None
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Apr 24, 2008
 
A Life in Medicine: A Literary Anthology
3.87
None
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Apr 24, 2008
 
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death
4.00
None
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Apr 24, 2008
 
A Journey Round My Skull
3.95
None
May 2008
May 01, 2008
 
The Doctor Stories
3.86
None
not set
Apr 24, 2008
 
Confessions of a Knife
3.96
None
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Apr 24, 2008
 
Illness and the Limits of Expression
4.00
None
Apr 14, 2010
Apr 14, 2010
 
Body of Work: Meditations on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab
3.86
None
not set
Sep 22, 2012
 
The Doctor Stories
3.87
None
not set
Apr 24, 2008
 
Mortality
4.10
None
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Sep 22, 2012
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