Literature and Medicine Book Group

This group is private.

Organized by the Medical Ethics and Humanities Division which is sponsored by the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. 

Contact Linda for more information at linda.carrlee@hsc.utah.edu

2023 Book Picks

January: Together: The Healing Power of Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World by Vivek H. Murphy, MD

February: True Biz by Sara Novic

March: Heart of Caring by Mark Vonnegut

April: Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van Der Kolk, MD

May: Joan is Okay by Weike Wang

June: When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error by Danielle Ofri 

July: The Body Scout by Lincoln Michel

August: Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer 

September: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

October: Blood Orange Night  by Melissa Bond

November: The Doctor Stories by William Carlos William

December: Tom's River: A Story of Science and Salvation by Dan Fagin

 

Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World By Vivek H. Murthy, M.D. Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062913296
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Published: Harper Wave - April 28th, 2020

True Biz: A Novel By Sara Novic Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593241509
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Published: Random House - April 5th, 2022

The Heart of Caring: A Life in Pediatrics By Mark Vonnegut Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781644211052
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Published: Seven Stories Press - February 1st, 2022

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma By Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143127741
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Published: Penguin Books - September 8th, 2015

Joan Is Okay: A Novel By Weike Wang Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525654834
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Published: Random House - January 18th, 2022

When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error By Danielle Ofri, MD Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807003046
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Published: Beacon Press - September 21st, 2021

The Body Scout: A Novel By Lincoln Michel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316628709
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Published: Orbit - May 10th, 2022

Braiding Sweetgrass By Robin Wall Kimmerer Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 11th, 2015

Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel By Bonnie Garmus Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385547345
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Published: Doubleday - April 5th, 2022

Blood Orange Night: My Journey to the Edge of Madness By Melissa Bond Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982188276
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Published: Gallery Books - June 14th, 2022

The Doctor Stories By William Carlos Williams, William Eric Williams (Afterword by), Atul Gawande (Introduction by) Cover Image
By William Carlos Williams, William Eric Williams (Afterword by), Atul Gawande (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811228176
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Published: New Directions - September 25th, 2018

Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation By Dan Fagin Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781610915915
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Published: Island Press - April 7th, 2015