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The Lonely Patient: How We Experience Illness
3.71
it was ok
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
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May 2008
Apr 24, 2008
 
Swimming in a Sea of Death: A Son's Memoir
3.18
it was ok
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
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Apr 29, 2008
Apr 29, 2008
 
Where The Lilies Bloom
3.81
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
3.79
Currently reading.
not set
May 05, 2010
 
The Moonstone
3.90
really liked it
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
3.54
liked it
The pain that irreconcilable silences beget... Subtle, nuanced, sad, pensive.
Jan 2008
Apr 24, 2008
 
The Culture of Pain
3.89
it was amazing
Damn. I wish I WROTE this book.
not set
Apr 24, 2008
 
Bodies in Motion and at Rest: On Metaphor and Mortality
4.11
None
not set
Sep 22, 2012
 
A Life in Medicine: A Literary Anthology
4.01
really liked it
None
not set
Apr 24, 2008
 
Illness and Culture in the Postmodern Age
3.83
it was amazing
None
not set
Apr 24, 2008
 
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
4.01
it was ok
None
not set
Apr 24, 2008
 
The Doctor Stories
3.84
liked it
None
not set
Apr 24, 2008
 
Pop. 1280
4.07
None
not set
May 01, 2016
 
So Long, See You Tomorrow
3.94
None
not set
Feb 25, 2016
 
So Long, See You Tomorrow
3.94
None
not set
May 01, 2016
 
A Journey Round My Skull
4.02
really liked it
None
May 2008
May 01, 2008
 
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
3.97
None
not set
Feb 25, 2016
 
The Killer Inside Me
3.90
None
not set
May 01, 2016
 
The French Lieutenant's Woman
3.85
None
not set
May 01, 2016
 
Confessions of a Knife
4.00
liked it
None
not set
Apr 24, 2008
 
Illness and the Limits of Expression
4.00
really liked it
None
Apr 14, 2010
Apr 14, 2010
 
Body of Work: Meditations on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab
3.91
None
not set
Sep 22, 2012
 
The Doctor Stories
3.93
liked it
None
not set
Apr 24, 2008
 
Franny and Zooey
3.98
really liked it
None
not set
May 01, 2016
 
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1)
4.23
it was amazing
None
not set
May 01, 2016
 
Memory Wall
4.09
None
not set
May 01, 2016
 
About Grace
3.43
None
not set
May 01, 2016
 
Mortality
4.12
None
May 2016
Sep 22, 2012
 
My Notorious Life
4.00
None
not set
May 27, 2016
 
All the Light We Cannot See
4.31
None
not set
May 01, 2016
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