Berton Roueché


Born
in Kansas City, Missouri, The United States
April 16, 1910

Died
April 28, 1994

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Berton Roueché was a medical writer who wrote for The New Yorker magazine for almost fifty years. He also wrote twenty books, including Eleven Blue Men (1954), The Incurable Wound (1958), Feral (1974), and The Medical Detectives (1980). An article he wrote for The New Yorker was made into the 1956 film Bigger Than Life, and many of the medical mysteries on the television show House were inspired by Roueché's writings.

Average rating: 4.08 · 1,694 ratings · 139 reviews · 24 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Medical Detectives

4.16 avg rating — 1,197 ratings — published 1980 — 7 editions
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Eleven Blue Men And Other N...

4.45 avg rating — 130 ratings — published 1965 — 3 editions
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The Man Who Grew Two Breast...

3.88 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 1995 — 3 editions
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Feral

2.91 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 1974 — 4 editions
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The Medical Detectives Vol. 2

4.27 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1984 — 3 editions
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The Incurable Wound

4.10 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 1954 — 2 editions
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The Orange Man and Other Na...

4.46 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1971 — 2 editions
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Curiosities of Medicine

4.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1963
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Black weather

3.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1957 — 2 editions
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The Fog

3.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1950
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