Hospitals


One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
The Hostile Hospital (A Series of Unfortunate Events, #8)
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley
Clans of the Alphane Moon
The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First Year
Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling
The Bell Jar
The Fault in Our Stars
Impulse (Impulse, #1)
The 5th Horseman (Women's Murder Club, #5)
Girl, Interrupted
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
Godplayer
Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital
Fingersmith by Sarah WatersDracula by Bram StokerThe Asylum by John HarwoodThe Woman in White by Wilkie CollinsWildthorn by Jane Eagland
Victorian Asylums
55 books — 57 voters
Stiff by Mary RoachThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootThe Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver SacksOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken KeseyThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Medicine and Literature
1,515 books — 1,782 voters


Jamie McGuire
Something about being in a hospital made anything personal impersonal. Bad breath, sexual partners, foot fungus, vaginal odor, gastrointestinal noises, even past relationships and bad habits were no longer private, they were health history. In a hospital, doctors were priests, and anything less than cleansing your soul was an act of aggression against your well-being.
Jamie McGuire, Sweet Nothing

Sarah Winman
I’m not sure what I believe, I say, sharply. No one deserves to go through this. That’s all I know. You’re lovely. I leave the room. I take my rage out on the kettle and cutlery drawer. The nurses can hear me make the tea, fucking London can hear me make the tea. Onto a plate, I pile biscuits that I don’t even feel like eating, and return to his room. How are you with food? I ask him. Not too good right now, he says. These are mine then, I say, and I sit down and place the chocolate bourbons on ...more
Sarah Winman, Tin man[mass market paperback], a year of marvellous ways, when god was a rabbit 3 books set

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