Medicine

Rating Sort ascending Title Author Genre Sub-Genre(s) Country Year
9.0 My Own Country: A Doctor’s Story of a Town and Its PeopleMy Own Country: A Doctor’s Story of a Town and Its People Abraham VergheseVerghese Non-Fiction Medicine, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final ChapterHow We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter Sherwin NulandNuland Non-Fiction Medicine, Sociology United States
9.0 Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology WatcherThe Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher Lewis ThomasThomasc Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Medicine United States
9.0 MortalityMortality Christopher HitchensHitchens Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Medicine United Kingdom
9.0 Body: A Guide for OccupantsThe Body: A Guide for Occupants Bill BrysonBryson Non-Fiction Medicine United States
9.0 Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology WatcherThe Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher Lewis ThomasThomasc Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Medicine United States
9.0 Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain SurgeryDo No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery Henry MarshMarsh Non-Fiction Medicine, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.5 Deep Places: A Memoir of Illness and DiscoveryThe Deep Places: A Memoir of Illness and Discovery Ross DouthatDouthat Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Medicine United States
8.5 Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect ScienceComplications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science Atul GawandeGawande Non-Fiction Medicine, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 When I Die: Lessons from the Death ZoneWhen I Die: Lessons from the Death Zone Philip GouldGould Non-Fiction Medicine United Kingdom
8.5 Intoxicated By My Illness: And Other Writings on Life and DeathIntoxicated By My Illness: And Other Writings on Life and Death Anatole BroyardBroyard Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Medicine United States
8.0 Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two CulturesThe Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures Anne FadimanFadiman Non-Fiction Medicine, Anthropology United States
8.0 All the Living and the Dead: From Embalmers to Executioners, an Exploration of the People Who Have Made Death Their Life's WorkAll the Living and the Dead: From Embalmers to Executioners, an Exploration of the People Who Have Made Death Their Life's Work Hayley CampbellCampbell Non-Fiction Medicine, Sociology United Kingdom
8.0 How Doctors ThinkHow Doctors Think Jerome GroopmanGroopman Non-Fiction Medicine United States
8.0 When Breath Becomes AirWhen Breath Becomes Air Paul KalanithiKalanithi Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Medicine United States
8.0 Illness as MetaphorIllness as Metaphor Susan SontagSontag Non-Fiction Medicine, Sociology United States
8.0 Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human PandemicSpillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic David QuammenQuammen Non-Fiction Science/Nature, Medicine United States
8.0 Premonition: A Pandemic StoryThe Premonition: A Pandemic Story Michael LewisLewis Non-Fiction Politics, Medicine United States
7.5 Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human CadaversStiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Mary RoachRoach Non-Fiction Medicine, Sociology United States
7.5 Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate EpidemicDreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic Sam QuinonesQuinones Non-Fiction Sociology, Medicine United States
7.0 Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the EndBeing Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Atul GawandeGawande Non-Fiction Medicine United States
7.0 Autoerotic Asphyxiation: Forensic, Medical, and Social Aspects Autoerotic Asphyxiation: Forensic, Medical, and Social Aspects Sergey ShelegSheleg Non-Fiction Psychology, Medicine United States