Worth Reading

There’s no real order to this yet; just the list. (I’ll add blurbs eventually.)

  • The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery (I mean really, who wouldn’t want to read this with that title?!) About John Hunter: mentor and teacher to the likes of Lister, Jenner, Physick; the Father of scientific surgery; the source of Dr. Jeckyll’s laboratory for R.L. Stevenson.
  • Phantoms of the Brain (& A Brief Tour of Human Consciousness)
  • Black Swan
  • Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
  • Alchemy of Air
  • Faust in Copenhagen
  • Physics of Superheroes
  • How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization
  • One L
  • The Anatomist: A True Story of Gray’s Anatomy
  • Demon in the Freezer
  • Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain
  • Proust was a Neuroscientist
  • The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story
  • Son of Hamas
  • The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
  • Team of Rivals
  • Bird Watching

Book Challenge Gauntlet

Here’s a couple more & hopefully I’ll get the reviews published to (they’re all in draft form): Tipping Point, Smart Swarm, Periodic Tales. Moonwalking with Einstein at least made it to “publish.”

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