Medicine

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  1. Book ImageCounting Backwards: A Doctor's Notes on Anesthesia

    Henry Jay Przybylo, MD

    A moving exploration of the most common but most mysterious procedure in medicine.More

  2. Book ImageNo Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming-of-Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine

    Rachel Pearson

    A brutally frank memoir about doctors and patients in a health care system that puts the poor at risk.More

  3. Book ImageSaving Gotham: A Billionaire Mayor, Activist Doctors, and the Fight for Eight Million Lives

    Tom Farley

    The inside story of the most audacious public health campaign of the twenty-first century.More

  4. Book ImageInternal Medicine: A Doctor's Stories

    Terrence Holt

    “Illuminates human fragility in tales both lyrical and soul-wrenching.” —Danielle Ofri, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  5. Book ImageEssential Psychopathology & Its Treatment

    Mark D. Kilgus, Jerrold S. Maxmen, Nicholas G. Ward

    Fourth Edition

    A comprehensive revision to the textbook on modern psychiatric diagnosis and treatment, keyed to the DSM-5 and ICD-10.More

  6. Book ImageThe Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis

    Arthur Allen

    “Thought-provoking. . . . [Allen] writes without sanctimony and never simplifies the people in his book or the moral issues his story inevitably raises.”—Wall Street JournalMore

  7. Book ImageThe Chimp and the River: How AIDS Emerged from an African Forest

    David Quammen

    In this "frightening and fascinating masterpiece" (Walter Isaacson), David Quammen explores the true origins of HIV/AIDS.More

  8. Book ImageEbola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus

    David Quammen

    “A frightening and fascinating masterpiece of science reporting that reads like a detective story.” —Walter IsaacsonMore

  9. Book ImageThe Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution

    Jonathan Eig

    A Chicago Tribune 'Best Books of 2014'
    A Washington Post '50 Notable Works of Nonfiction & Best Science Books 2014'
    A Chicago Tribune 'Nonfiction Books to Gift 2014'
    A Slate 'Best Books 2014: Staff Picks'
    A Booklist '2014 Editor’s Choice' & 'Top 10 Science and Health Books of 2014'
    A St. Louis Post-Dispatch 'Best Books of 2014: Nonfiction'

    The fascinating story of one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century.More

  10. Book ImageBuzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy

    Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, Wilkie Wilson, Et Al.

    Fully Revised and Updated Fourth Edition

    The fourth edition of the essential, accessible source for understanding how drugs work and their effects on body and behavior.More

  11. Book ImageEssential Psychopathology Casebook

    Mark D. Kilgus, William S. Rea

    A problem-based learning casebook, keyed to the newly released DSM-V.More

  12. Book ImageSurviving Survival: The Art and Science of Resilience

    Laurence Gonzales

    You have survived the crisis—trauma, disease, accident, or war—now how do you get your life back?More

  13. Book ImageSpillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

    David Quammen

    “Science writing as detective story at its best.” —Jennifer Ouellette, Scientific AmericanMore

  14. Book ImageBreasts: A Natural and Unnatural History

    Florence Williams

    An engaging narrative about an incredible, life-giving organ and its imperiled modern fate.More

  15. Book ImageNo Time to Lose: A Life in Pursuit of Deadly Viruses

    Peter Piot

    "An invaluable portrait of the evolution of international health in recent decades." —William Bynum, Wall Street JournalMore

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