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  • Big Breath In

    The Fight to Breathe and the Journey to a Double-Lung Transplant by

    Big Breath In follows the ups and fateful downs of living with cystic fibrosis (CF), the journey to receiving a double lung transplant, and the hope of a second chance at life that transplant brings. Documenting the daily struggle of living with CF, ...


  • In the Shadow of Angels

    Intimate Stories from a Hospice Counsellor by

    “You people are angels.” For many, this statement is the only response to why anyone would want to work in palliative care, to be surrounded by sick, dying, and grief-stricken people. How hospice care professionals manage it is unfathomable for ...


  • There's A Leak In My Boat!

    The Challenges and Gifts of My Journey Through Chronic Illness by

    There’s a Leak in My Boat! is a gripping personal tale about all the things that contributed to the author’s chronic illnesses, shared in the hopes that they may resonate with others who are wrestling with similar challenges and staring down the ...


  • The Dangerous Mind of a Dying Man

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    With only three months left to live and realizing there is no consequences for any of his actions, Jason takes you on a journey that can only be described as dangerous. Told in an unfiltered way that is relatable, The Dangerous Mind of a Dying Man ...


  • Plasticity

    My Life and Vocation by

    Plasticity: My Life and Vocation is the autobiography of Dr. Mirek Stranc, a world-renowned Plastic Surgeon. It captures his childhood as a displaced person during World War II, forcibly taken from his home in Poland, loaded in a cattle car and ...


  • Different Drummer

    A Cardiologist's Memoir of Imperfect Heroes and Care for the Heart by

    Andreas Gruentzig performed the first coronary artery balloon angioplasty (plasty) in 1977. Shortly after that, Doug completed his medical education and training and determined to contribute to the field Gruentzig’s work had spawned. In 1984, just ...


  • Path of a Healer

    A Time to Reflect by

    “Path of a Healer: a time to reflect,” is a story of the boundaries between life and death. Written by a pediatric cardiac surgeon, Dr. Jacques LeBlanc, the memoir examines and pays homage to a father-son relationship, faith, friendship, ...


  • Humanizing Medicine: Making Health Tangible

    Memoirs of Engagement with a Global Development Network by

    Covering more than forty years, this engaging memoir chronicles Dr. Azim Jiwani’s journey from his early years of acquiring a wide-ranging medical education; his varied medical experiences in developed and developing societies; and his impetus and ...


  • Of Pitfalls and Pratfalls

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    “The way it was and I saw it; the way it is as I see it.” Like many, Dorothy Hart’s life is full of ups and downs, pitfalls and pratfalls. But all those hardships and mishaps only turned her into a strong and opinionated woman. In Of Pitfalls and ...


  • Three Minutes for a Dog

    My Life in an Iron Lung by

    Contrary to popular belief Polio is not extinct. This is the true story of an indomitable spirit afflicted with unimaginable physical and psychological challenges. Paul Alexander’s life is a saga that started in 1946 and has been profoundly shaped ...