Richard Maxwell

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Every Deep-Drawn Breath: A Critical Care Doctor on Healing, Recovery, and Transforming Medicine in the ICU

Heightened media attention to intensive care medicine during the pandemic should make this of interest to both lay and professional readers. Ely writes with passion, clarity, and authority.
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Year of Plagues: A Memoir of 2020

D’Aguiar’s memoir is intensely personal and candid, technically informative, and, as a result of its range and inviting style, far from morbid or dry.

The Devil's Playbook: Big Tobacco, Juul, and the Addiction of a New Generation

A well-told business story showing the unsurprising result when noble motives collide with corporate reality and the specter of large amounts of money.

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The Kissing Bug: A True Story of a Family, an Insect, and a Nation’s Neglect of a Deadly Disease

Hernández presents a comprehensive picture of Chagas and its impact in the U.S.; she makes clear that this is far from the only instance of the medical system failing the patients in its care. Blending family and medical history, this account is especially relevant in an era of pandemics.

Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

Johnson, as in his previous works, digs into his subject to highlight new connections and interrelated facts that produce fascinating and sometimes unexpected insights. A smoothly written book of medical wonder that pays specific attention to racial disparities in health care.
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Sick and Tired: An Intimate History of Fatigue

A personal story made more universal that many readers will be able to identify with, and a well-documented study of the history and current state of the science of fatigue.

The Hospital: Life, Death, and Dollars in a Small American Town

The time Alexander spent embedded in the community gives continuity and depth to the stories of the individuals he connected with and puts a human face on broader issues of social inequality. This expertly reported account will resonate and find a wide audience.
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What Doesn’t Kill You: A Life with Chronic Illness—Lessons from a Body in Revolt

A clear, no-holds-barred account that will be useful both to those coming to grips with their own chronic illness and also to the people in their lives.

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An Anatomy of Pain: How the Body and the Mind Experience and Endure Physical Suffering

Clearly intended primarily for pain sufferers and those supporting them, the book provides appropriately detailed and understandable information while also offering suggestions practitioners should consider.
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