Books tagged: Medical

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Bitter Paradise

By Ross Pennie

 

Fans of Bones and Coroner will love Dr. Zol Szabo, a doctor who is out to solve medical mysteries before it’s too late

After weeks of torture at the hands of Syria’s secret police, the bombing of his villa in the ancient city of Aleppo, and the murder of his daughter, trauma ... Read more

Chasing Zebras

By Margaret Nowaczyk

From leaving Communist Poland to enduring the demands of medical school, through living with a long undiagnosed mental illness to discovering the fascinating field of genetics, plunging into the pressures of prenatal diagnosis and finally finding the tools of writing and of ... Read more

Choosing Hope

By Munira Premji

Choosing Hope: One Woman. Three Cancers. is the story of how Munira Premji battled three advanced cancers: Stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Stage 3 multiple myeloma, and Stage 3 breast cancer, within a period of five years. Written as a series of anecdotes based on entries from ... Read more

Cleavage

By Theanna Bischoff

Cleavage tracks the patchwork musings of Leah, who, at twenty-four years old and two years into a relationship, discovers she has breast cancer. Told in fragments reminiscent of A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews, Cleavage details Leah's struggles with her illness and treatments, ... Read more

Dance Me to the End

By Alison Acheson

A profoundly honest and intensely personal story of a woman who cares for her husband after the devastating terminal diagnosis of ALS.

Marty, age 57, was given a preliminary diagnosis of ALS by his family doctor. Seven weeks later, the diagnosis was confirmed by a neurologist. ... Read more

Death and the Intern

By Jeremy Hanson-Finger

SHORTLISTED FOR THE KOBO EMERGING WRITER PRIZE

ScrubsThe Maltese Falcon and The Crying of Lot 49

Janwar Gupta, a brilliant but neurotic medical student intern, has a patient die under suspicious circumstances during his placement at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Certain of his innocence, ... Read more

Executor

By Louise Carson

When the poet Eleanor Brandon dies, an apparent suicide, Peter Forrest, her former student, sometime lover and now a married professor, is asked to be her literary executor. He agrees, although he makes it clear that he is only interested in bringing her poetry to publication, ... Read more

Extra Cadaver Murder, The

By Roy Innes

RCMP Inspector Coswell is back. A university professor is murdered and his corpse is revealed to a first year anatomy class in spectacular fashion--nude on a slab alongside shrouded medical cadavers. He begins his investigation with Corporal James, his long time assistant, but ... Read more