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  • When Breath Becomes AirBeing MortalWhere Does It Hurt?
  • Paul Kalanithi
  • English
  • 22 July 2019
  • 9789123671793

10 thoughts on “When Breath Becomes AirBeing MortalWhere Does It Hurt?

  1. says:

    Despite the sadness of this book I learned so much from it This is the first time I wanted to thank this much to the author This is a MUST READ

  2. says:

    This book is tragically beautiful It is the memoir of a brilliant neurosurgeon who is detected with stage IV cancer The book is written from his detection to his death A brilliant man who loves literature philosoph

  3. says:

    This is a beautiful autobiography written almost like poetry I would really like to read it out loud at a book club gathering Also it is a story that broke my heart In the book he told us his journey He first studied literature and philosophy to understand what makes life meaningful then he studied neuroscience and worked in a lab to underst

  4. says:

    All time favouriteMade me reflect on my life so much so that I had stopped fearing major moves and just made them anyway

  5. says:

    When breath becomes airis an autobiography written by Paul Kalanithi a neuron surgeon but cared deeply about English literature Biology During his 10 years in residency he had witnessed the sufferings of his patients and had tried to save lives However when Paul was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer his role was reversed He was no longer a doctor but a patient His uest for the meaning of life became clearer now that death was co

  6. says:

    I read this book because a friend has cancer and I wanted to be able to recommend it to her and share in what we read together I read the entire book hopping for a good lesson in the endmaybe but when the author died after spending his life finishing his internship LONG hours away from loved ones and graduating AFTER learning of h

  7. says:

    Breath becomes air Brought me to tears several times while reading the book A true and touching story told by someone facing a terminal illness

  8. says:

    Tragic yet beautiful Such a different approach

  9. says:

    In a remarkable web of nice prose Paul Kalanithi bravely takes on the notion of a Good life A uestion whose answe

  10. says:

    I liked this book It reminded me of how dedicated our top surgeons and doctors are and to be grateful to them It also reminded me of what was most important in my own life However I felt he would've chosen a different path for himself if he hasn't been mislead about his prognosis So there's a sad unfinished uality to me Still worth a read and glad he was able to write it

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When Breath Becomes AirBeing MortalWhere Does It Hurt?

E examines his experiences as a surgeon and those of his patients and family and learns to accept the limits of what he can do Where Does it Hurt What the Junior Doctor did next He's into his second year of medicine but this time Max is out of the wards and onto the streets working for the Phoenix Outreach ProjectFuelled by tea and enthusiasm than experience he attempts to locate and treat a wide and colourful range of patients that somehow his first year on the wards didn't prepare him for from Molly the 80 year old drugs mule and God in a Tesco car park to middle class mums addicted to appearances and pain killers in eual measu. Tragic yet beautiful Such a different approach

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Cine and What Matters in the End For most of human history death was a common ever present possibility It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty every day was a roll of the dice But now as medical advances push the boundaries of survival further each year we have become increasingly detached from the reality of being mortal So here is a book about the modern experience of mortality about what it's like to get old and die how medicine has changed this and how it hasn't where our ideas about death have gone wrong With his trademark mix of perceptiveness and sensitivity Atul Gawande outlines a story that crosses the globe as h. I read this book because a friend has cancer and I wanted to be able to recommend it to her and share in what we read together I read the entire book hopping for a good lesson in the endmaybe but when the author died after spending his life finishing his internship LONG hours away from loved ones and graduating AFTER learning of his terminal illnessneglecting his life his wife and baby I decided not to recommend this book to anyone Life is in living everyday with those you love not in sacrificing yourself to earn a degree and writing a best selling book I certainly hope the proceeds of this book financially supports the wife and child you neglected Hopefully she will meet someone who will put her before the acuisition of degrees and financial success

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When breath becomes air being mortal and where does it hurt 3 books collection set Description When Breath Becomes Air At the age of thirty six on the verge of completing a decade’s training as a neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer One day he was a doctor treating the dying the next he was a patient struggling to live When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi’s transformation from a medical student asking what makes a virtuous and meaningful life into a neurosurgeon working in the core of human identity – the brain – and finally into a patient and a new father Being Mortal Illness Medi. This is a beautiful autobiography written almost like poetry I would really like to read it out loud at a book club gathering Also it is a story that broke my heart In the book he told us his journey He first studied literature and philosophy to understand what makes life meaningful then he studied neuroscience and worked in a lab to understand how the brain could give rise to an organism capable of finding meaning in the world Finally he set aside the books and practiced medicine going through the medical study working as a resident and finally became a brain surgeon He said being a medical doctor would allow me a chance to find answers that are not in books to find a different sort of sublime to forge relationships with the suffering and to keep follo


About the Author: Paul Kalanithi

Paul Kalanithi MD was a neurosurgeon and writer Paul grew up in Kingman Arizona before attending Stanford University from which he graduated in 2000 with a BA and MA in English Literature and a BA in Human Biology He earned an MPhil in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine from the University of Cambridge before attending medical school In 2007 Paul graduated cum laude f