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THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER
‘An important guide about dying. Awe-inspiring and beautiful. Compulsory studying for the residing’ Nigella Lawson
On the age of thirty-six, on the verge of finishing a decade’s coaching as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was recognized with inoperable lung most cancers. Sooner or later he was a physician treating the dying, the following he was a affected person struggling to stay.
When Breath Turns into Air chronicles Kalanithi’s transformation from a medical pupil asking what makes a virtuous and significant life right into a neurosurgeon working within the core of human identification – the mind – and at last right into a affected person and a brand new father.
What makes life value residing within the face of dying? What do you do when when life is catastrophically interrupted? What does it imply to have a baby as your individual life fades away?
Paul Kalanithi died whereas engaged on this profoundly transferring guide, but his phrases stay on as a information to us all. When Breath Turns into Air is a life-affirming reflection on dealing with our mortality and on the connection between physician and affected person, from a gifted author who grew to become each.
SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017