I’m a day late, but since I don’t post on Wednesdays, I have to celebrate Book Lovers Day today instead 🙂
Not surprisingly, most of the books I read these days are related to healthcare. But that doesn’t mean they are all written like textbooks. I’m always on the lookout for authors who can transform complex and often boring subjects into entertaining reading material.
Here’s a short list of some of my favorites. Happy Book Lovers Day!
(FYI–These are Amazon links, but I include them for your information only. Although I use Amazon on occasion, I prefer to get my books at my local library or a second hand store.)
Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?: How the Famous Sell Us Elixirs of Health, Beauty & Happiness
An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back
God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
Smart Mice, Not-So-Smart People: An Interesting and Amusing Guide to Bioethics
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
The Nurses: A Year of Secrets, Drama, and Miracles with the Heroes of the Hospital
Don’t Swallow Your Gum!: Myths, Half-Truths, and Outright Lies About Your Body and Health
Dr. Joe’s Health Lab: 164 Amazing Insights into the Science of Medicine, Nutrition and Well-being
The Way We Work: Getting to Know the Amazing Human Body