Back to The Last Half Hour of the Day: An Anthology of Stories and Essays That Have Inspired Physicians
Edited by Michael A. LaCombe, MD, MACP and Christine Laine, MD, MPH, FACP
This unique anthology of short stories and essays sheds light on one of the many topics physicians encounter daily, from the miraculous recovery of a patient to coming to grips with one's own illness. Many of the enclosed prose selections were identified by physician-readers from all over the world.
Diverse in literary style and featuring the works of both well-known and emerging writers, The Last Half Hour of the Day presents writings from Plato to Alice Walker and includes several Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners as well as 7 Nobel Laureates.
This compelling anthology is sure to inspire physicians not only "in the last half hour of the day" but throughout their lifetimes.
Features short stories and essays by:
Jean-Dominique Bauby ~ Raymond Carver ~ Anton Chekhov ~ Marie Curie ~ J. P. Featherstone ~ Mary Gordon ~ Tony Gramaglia ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne ~ Ernest Hemingway ~ Victor Hugo ~ Thomas Jefferson ~ Ursula Le Guin ~Doris Lessing ~ Sinclair Lewis ~ Henook-Makhewe-Kelenaka ~ Thomas More ~ Lorrie Moore ~ Axel Munthe ~ Pablo Neruda ~ Frank O'Connor ~ Susan Onthank Mates ~ William Osler ~ Orhan Pamuk ~ Plato ~ Edgar Allan Poe ~ Reynolds Price ~ Oliver Sacks ~ Richard Selzer ~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn ~Lewis Thomas ~ Mark Twain ~ Abraham Verghese ~Alice Walker ~ Marie Sheppard Williams ~ Abigail Zuger
- 2008, 290 pages, hardcover
- Product #330371800