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


2024 Book Picks

January: A Life in Light: Meditations on Impermanence by Mary Pipher

February: Libertie: A Novel by Kaitlyn Greenidge

March: What My Bones Know: A Memoir of Healing from Complex Trauma by Stephanie Foo

April: Black Health: The Social, Political, and Cultural Determinants of Black People's Health by Keisha Ray (not available from TKE)

May: We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies by Tsering Yangzom Lama

June: Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution by Nicole Newnham, James LeBrecht, & David Radcliff (movie, no book)

July: Sometimes People Die by Simon Stephenson

August: Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

September: The Aquarium & People Like That are the Only People Here by Aleksander Hemon (2011) & Lorrie Moore (1997) (essays; no book)

October: The Answers: A Novel by Catherine Lacey

November: The People’s Hospital: Hope and Peril in American Medicine by Ricardo Nuila, MD

December: Taking Care: The Story of Nursing and Its Power to Change the World by Sarah DiGregorio

 

 

A Life in Light: Meditations on Impermanence By Mary Pipher Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781639731633
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - December 12th, 2023

Libertie: A Novel By Kaitlyn Greenidge Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643752587
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - March 15th, 2022

What My Bones Know: A Memoir of Healing from Complex Trauma By Stephanie Foo Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593238127
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ballantine Books - February 21st, 2023

Black Health: The Social, Political, and Cultural Determinants of Black People's Health By Keisha Ray Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780197620274
Availability: Not on our shelves currently | available to order
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - April 14th, 2023

We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies By Tsering Yangzom Lama Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781639731848
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 26th, 2023

Sometimes People Die By Simon Stephenson Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781335429254
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hanover Square Press - September 20th, 2022

Mrs. Dalloway: The Virginia Woolf Library Authorized Edition By Virginia Woolf Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780156628709
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books Classics - September 24th, 1990

The Answers: A Novel By Catherine Lacey Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250183088
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador - June 5th, 2018

The People's Hospital: Hope and Peril in American Medicine By M.D. Ricardo Nuila Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501198052
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - March 12th, 2024

Taking Care: The Story of Nursing and Its Power to Change Our World By Sarah DiGregorio Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780063071292
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - May 7th, 2024