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Health & Medicine

Nonfiction and fiction books about Health and Medicine. Includes health, medicine, medical conditions, coping with medical conditions, and psychology.

And If I Perish: Frontline U.S. Army Nurses in World War II
by Evelyn M. Monahan and Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee

Balm in Gilead: Journey of a Healer
by Sara Lawrence Lightfoot

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
by Atul Gawande

Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times
by Jennifer Worth

Ghost Boy: The Miraculous Escape of a Misdiagnosed Boy Trapped Inside His Own Body for 12 Years
by Martin Pistorius

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
by Ben Carson with Cecil Murphey

Heart in the Right Place
by Carolyn Jourdan

Home before Morning: The Story of an Army Nurse in Vietnam
by Lynda Van Devanter

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot

Rabid: A Cultural History of the World’s Most Diabolical Virus
by Bill Wasik & Monica Murphy

Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned in a Combat Hospital
by Heidi Squier Kraft

Second Suns: Two Doctors and Their Amazing Quest to Restore Sight and Save Lives
by David Oliver Relin

Still Alice
by Lisa Genova

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
by Anne Fadiman

Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism
by Temple Grandin

When Breath Becomes Air
by Paul Kalanithi

Wit
by Margaret Edson