Funny Books About Cancer

It's a horrible disease, but there are surprising numbers of funny, touching memoirs about dealing with cancer and other serious illnesses.
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message 1: by Darkpool (new)

Darkpool Not sure why "Lucky Man" is on this list. Michael J Fox doesn't have cancer, he has Parkinson's. It is an excellent book tho.


message 2: by Loren (new)

Loren Backus Strikes Back is also about Parkinson's- I put them on the list because they are about treating serious illness with humor- maybe the list should be called Funny Books About Illness, but that isn't as catchy!


message 3: by [deleted user] (new)

Loren wrote: "Backus Strikes Back is also about Parkinson's- I put them on the list because they are about treating serious illness with humor- maybe the list should be called Funny Books About Illness, but that..."

Then may I add Don't Kill the Birthday Girl as she treats severe food allergy with great humor which I find amazing?


message 4: by [deleted user] (new)

I will delete it if you don't want it here.


message 5: by Loren (new)

Loren ~☆ Alice☆~ wrote: "Loren wrote: "Backus Strikes Back is also about Parkinson's- I put them on the list because they are about treating serious illness with humor- maybe the list should be called Funny Books About Ill..."

Please do post! I'm sure there have been many great books since this list started!


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