Suffering


Art Film Literature Theater


Art


Bak, Samuel     The Family
Bartley, Mary Anne     Aerobics of the Spirit
Blake, William     The Body of Abel Found by Adam and Eve
    Satan Smiting Job with Sore Boils
Bruegel the Elder, Pieter     The Triumph of Death
Chapman, Jake and Dinos     Great Deeds against the Dead
David, Jacques-Louis     Death of Marat
    The Death of Socrates
Dou, Geritt     The Dropsical Woman
Eakins, Thomas     The Gross Clinic
Euphronios,     Death of Sarpedon
Ferguson, Laura     The Visible Skeleton Series
Garcia, Emanuel E.     Aerobics of the Spirit
Gauguin, Paul     Spirit of the Dead Watching (Manao tupapau)
Gilbert and George,     A.D. (1987)
Goya, Francisco     El sueño de la razon produce monstruos (the sleep of reason brings forth monsters)
    Execution of the Defenders of Madrid, 3rd May 1808
Hodler, Ferdinand     The Dying Valentine Godé-Darel
Kahlo, Frida     The Broken Column
    El suicidio de Dorothy Hale (Suicide of Dorothy Hale)
    Frida and the Miscarriage
    Henry Ford Hospital
    Tree of Hope
    Without Hope
Kashi, Ed     Aging in America
Klimt, Gustav     Hope, II
Kollwitz, Käthe     Death Giving Comfort
    Farewell (Abschied)
    Woman with Dead Child
Layton, Elizabeth     The Courtroom
Munch, Edvard     Compassion
    The Dance of Life
    Madonna
    The Scream
Neel, Alice     City Hospital
    Investigation of Poverty, Russell Sage Foundation
    Loneliness
Picasso, Pablo     Guernica
    The Old Guitarist (The Blind Guitarist)
    Science and Charity
    The Tragedy
Pope, Robert     Illness and Healing: Images of Cancer
Potter, P. & Drotman, D.P., eds.     Emerging Infectious Diseases cover art
Ryder, Albert Pinkham     The Race Track or Death on a Pale Horse
Salgado, Sebastiao     An Uncertain Grace
Sargent, John Singer     Gassed
Scherer, Deidre     Surrounded by Family and Friends
Sendak, Maurice     Dear Mili: An Old Tale (Wilhelm Karl Grimm)
Sigler, Hollis     Hoping to Bring Her Life Together...It's Not Hard, It Just Takes Time
    To Kiss the Spirits: Now, This Is What It Is Really Like
Smith, Kiki     Josephine
Solomon, Rosalind     Portraits in the Time of AIDS
Steen, Jan     The Doctor's Visit
Sugimoto, Henry     Jerome Camp
    Reverend Yamazaki Was Beaten in Camp Jerome
    Send Off Husband at Jerome Camp
    When Can We Go Home?
Tooker, George     Corporate Decision
Van Gogh, Vincent     A Corridor in the Asylum
    Portrait of Dr. Gachet
    Self-Portrait
    Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear
Warhol, Andy     Red Disaster (one of two panels)
Winokur, Julie     Aging in America
Worsham, Erin Brady     Breathtaking Metamorphosis
    Headturner


Film


    Alice Neel
    American Beauty
    Article 99
    Artificial Intelligence: AI
    Awakenings
    The Barbarian Invasions
    A Beautiful Mind
    The Belly of an Architect
    Bethune: The Making of a Hero
    The Body Beautiful
    Born on the Fourth of July
    The Bridge
    Casa de los Babys
    The Color of Paradise
    Creation: How Darwin Saw the World and Changed It Forever
    Dax's Case
    Death and the Maiden
    Death on Request
    The Deep
    Departures (Okuribito)
    The Devil and Daniel Johnston
    Dialogues with Madwomen
    Dirty Pretty Things
    Docteur Laennec
    Down Came a Blackbird
    Dr. Lucille: The Lucille Teasdale Story
    An Early Frost
    Extraordinary Measures
    Far From Heaven
    Frankie Starlight
    Frida
    Grave Words: Tools for Discussing End of Life Choices
    The Green Mile
    Healing Words: Poetry & Medicine
    The HeART of Empathy: Using the Visual Arts in Medical Eduation
    Holding Our Own: Embracing the End of Life
    The Horseman on the Roof (Le Hussard Sur le Toit)
    I've Loved You So Long (Il ya longtemps que je t'aime)
    Ikiru
    Illness as Experience
    In My Skin (Dans ma Peau)
    Indestructible
    Iris
    Kandahar-Journey into the Heart of Afghanistan
    The Keys to the House (Le chiavi di casa)
    Longtime Companion
    Lorenzo's Oil
    Madame Curie
    Marvin's Room
    Maze
    Melancholia
    Million Dollar Baby
    Monsoon Wedding
    Mortal Coil: Voices from the Hospice
    Mother and Son
    Mother Superior
    The Motorcycle Diaries
    Mrs. Dalloway
    Murderball
    My Left Foot
    The Odds of Recovery
    The Official Story (La Historia oficia)
    Opera Therapy
    The Plague
    Please Let Me Die
    Red Beard (Akahige)
    Regeneration
    Requiem for a Dream
    Respiro
    Robert Coles, Teacher
    Safe
    The Sea Inside (Mar Adentro)
    Shadowlands
    She's Finally Free: Living with the Tragic Loss of Nancy Cruzan
    Singing Myself a Lullaby
    Smoke Signals
    The Son's Room
    The Station Agent
    The Sweet Hereafter
    Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (Boksuneun naui geot)
    The Syringa Tree
    Terms of Endearment
    Titicut Follies
    Tsotsi
    The Undertaking
    The Vanishing Line
    The War Zone
    The Waterdance
    Whose Life Is It Anyway?
    Wilbur (Wants to Kill Himself)
    A Woman Under the Influence
    World's Greatest Dad
    Yesterday


Literature


Abrahams, Lionel     The Celibacy of Felix Greenspan
Abse, Dannie     Exit
    The Origin of Music
    The Strange Case of Dr. Simmonds and Dr. Glas
Adrian, Chris     A Better Angel
Akhmatova, Anna     In Memory of Mikhail Bulgakov
    Requiem
    Twenty-First. Night. Monday.
Alegria, Claribel     Sorrow/Saudade
Allen, Paula Gunn     Dear World
Anderson, Laurie Halse     Fever 1793
Andrews, Tom     Codeine Diary: A Memoir
Angelou, Maya     The Last Decision
Anonymous,     Hurricane Zone
Ansay, A. Manette     Limbo: A Memoir
Arcana, Judith     What if your mother
Ariès, Philippe     The Hour of Our Death
Ariyoshi, Sawako     The Twilight Years
Armstrong, Campbell     I Hope You Have a Good Life
Armstrong, Lance     Every Second Counts
Aronson, Louise     A History of the Present Illness
Atwood, Margaret     Alias Grace
Auden, W. H.     Letter to a Wound
    Musee des Beaux Arts
    Surgical Ward
Austen, Jane     Sense and Sensibility
Austin, Paul     Something for the Pain
Author 2, Unknown     The Book of Job
B., David     Epileptic
Baca, Jimmy Santiago     A Place to Stand
Bagnold, Enid     A Diary Without Dates
Baiev, Khassan     The Oath
Bailey, Elisabeth Tova     The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
Bakan, David     Disease, Pain, & Sacrifice
Bakker, Gerbrand     The Twin
Balzac, Honore de     The Country Doctor
Bambara, Toni Cade     The Salt Eaters
Bang, Mary Jo     Elegy
Banks, Russell     The Sweet Hereafter
Barber, Charles     Songs from the Black Chair
Barker, Pat     Another World
    Regeneration
Barnard, David, et al.     Crossing Over: Narratives of Palliative Care
Barnes, Djuna     Nightwood
Barrett, Andrea     Ship Fever
Bascom, George     Medicine Circle
Bass, Rick     The Lives of Rocks
Bauby, Jean-Dominique     The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Bazell, Josh     Beat the Reaper
Beauvoir, Simone de     A Very Easy Death
Belli, A. & Coulehan, J., eds.     Blood and Bone: Poems by Physicians
Benn, Gottfried     Man and Woman Go through the Cancer Ward
Berg, Elizabeth     Talk Before Sleep
Berger, Suzanne E.     Horizontal Woman
Bernieres, Louis de     Corelli's Mandolin
Bertman, S. L., ed.     Grief and the Healing Arts: Creativity as Therapy
Biro, David     One Hundred Days: My Unexpected Journey from Doctor to Patient
Bissell, Tom     Death Defier
Bly, R. , et al., eds.     The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart
Bock, Dennis     The Ash Garden
Boland, Eavan     The Journey
Borden, Mary     The Forbidden Zone
Bown, Stephen R.     Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail
Brand, Paul     The Gift Nobody Wants
Brashler, Anne     He Read to Her
Brink, Andre     The Wall of the Plague
Brodkey, Harold     Dying: An Update
Bronson, Richard     Search for Oz
Brook, T., et.al., eds.     Death by a Thousand Cuts
Brooks, Dorothy Howe     Life Support
Brooks, Geraldine     Year of Wonders
Brooks, Gwendolyn     sick man looks at flowers
    Thinking of Elizabeth Steinberg
Brown, Carrie     Miniature Man
Brown, John     Rab and His Friends
Brown, Karen McCarthy     Moma Lola: A Voodou Priestess in Brooklyn
Brown, Rebecca     The Gifts of the Body
Brown, Rosellen     Tender Mercies
Brown, S., H., ed.     Echoes of War
Broyard, Anatole     Intoxicated by My Illness and Other Writings on Life and Death
Bryner, Jeanne     Breathless
    Smoke: Poems
Bulgakov, Mikhail     A Country Doctor's Notebook
    Morphine
    The Steel Windpipe
    The Vanishing Eye
Burack-Weiss, Ann     The Caregiver's Tale: Loss and Renewal in Memoirs of Family Life
Burney, Fanny     A Mastectomy: Letter to Esther Burney
Burroughs, Augusten     Running with Scissors
Busch, Frederick     The Talking Cure
Bush, Catherine     Claire's Head
Butler, Robert Olen     Love
Butler, Sandra     Cancer in Two Voices
Butler, Susan Woldenberg     Black Bag Moon
Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan)     Body Art
    A Stone Woman
Byers, Michael     Long for This World
Callanan, Maggie     Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs and Communications of the Dying
Cameron, Sharon     Beautiful Work: A Meditation on Pain
Campo, Rafael     El Curandero
    The Enemy
Camus, Albert     The Plague
Carrell, Jennifer Lee     The Speckled Monster: A Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox
Carroll, Robert     What Waiting Is
Carter III, Albert Howard     Rising from the Flames: The Experience of the Severely Burned
Carver, Raymond     What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
    Where I'm Calling From
Cassell, Eric J.     The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine
Caston, Anne     Flying Out with the Wounded
Cather, Willa     Sapphira and the Slave Girl
Chamoiseau, Patrick     Texaco
Chaon, Dan     Fitting Ends
Chekhov, Anton P.     About Love
    An Anonymous Story
    An Attack of Nerves (A Nervous Breakdown)
    Enemies
    Gooseberries
    Gusev
    In Exile
    Ivanov
    The Kiss
    Late-Blooming Flowers
    Misery
    Rothschild's Fiddle
    The Seagull
    The Shooting Party
    The Student
    The Teacher of Literature
    Volodya
    Ward 6
Chen, Pauline W.     Final Exam: A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality
Clark-Sayles, Catharine     One Breath
Clary, Patrick     Dying for Beginners
Clendinen, Dudley     A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America
Clyde, Mary     Survival Rates
Coetzee, J. M.     Age of Iron
    Slow Man
Cogan, Nancy Adams     In Strange Places
Cohen, Marion Deutsche     Chronic Progressive
    Dirty Details: The Days and Nights of a Well Spouse
    Epsilon Country
Cokal, Susann     Mirabilis
Coulehan, J., ed.     Chekhov's Doctors: A Collection of Chekhov's Medical Tales
Coulehan, Jack     Bursting with Danger and Music
    D Day, 1994
    The Heavenly Ladder
    Medicine Stone
    The Power of Inclination
Couser, G. Thomas     Recovering Bodies: Illness, Disability, and Life Writing
Cousins, N., ed.     The Physician in Literature
Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock     Olive
Cramer, Steven     The World Book
Crandall, Rob Crandall, Walter H.     Borders of Time: Life in a Nursing Home
Crane, Stephen     The Monster
Crimmins, Cathy     Where is the Mango Princess?
Cristofer, Michael     The Shadow Box
Cromer, Janet M.     Professor Cromer Learns to Read
Cule, John     The Wreath on the Crown: The Story of Sarah Jacob the Welsh Fasting Girl
Dans, Peter E.     Doctors in the Movies: Boil the Water and Just Say Aah
Darby, Ann     Pity My Simplicity
Darling, J. & Fuller, C., eds.     The Poetry Cure
Daudet, Alphonse     In the Land of Pain
Davis, C. & Schaefer, J., eds.     Between the Heartbeats: Poetry and Prose by Nurses
    Intensive Care
Davis, Cortney     The Body Flute
    Details of Flesh
Davis, Heather Choate     Baptism by Fire
De Vries, Peter     The Blood of the Lamb
DeLillo, Don     White Noise
Delury, George E.     But What if She Wants to Die? A Husband's Diary
DeQuincey, Thomas     Confessions of an English Opium Eater
DeSalvo, Louise     Breathless: An Asthma Journal
Dickens, Charles     Bleak House
    A Christmas Carol
    The Cricket on the Hearth
    A Curious Dance Round a Curious Tree
    The Old Curiosity Shop
    Our Mutual Friend
Dickinson, Emily     After great pain, a formal feeling comes
    The heart asks pleasure first
    My life closed twice
    Pain has an element of blank
Didion, Joan     Blue Nights
    The Year of Magical Thinking
Diedrich, Lisa     Treatments: Language, Politics, and the Culture of Illness
Donley, C. & Buckley, S., eds.     The Tyranny of the Normal
    What's Normal? Narratives of Mental and Emotional Disorders
Donne, John     Devotions upon Emergent Occasions
Dostoevski, Fyodor Mikhailovich     The Idiot
    Notes from Underground
Douglas, Ellen     Apostles of Light
Dow, Unity     Far and Beyon'
Downie, Glen     Wishbone Dance
Downie, R. S. (Robert Silcock), ed.     The Healing Arts
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan     The Case of Lady Sannox
    Conan Doyle's Tales of Medical Humanism and Values
Draper, Sharon M.     Forged by Fire
Dreuilhe, Alain Emmanuel     Mortal Embrace
Dubus III, Andre     Townie
Duffin, Jacalyn     History of Medicine: A Scandalously Short Introduction
    Medical Miracles: Doctors, Saints, and Healing in the Modern World
Duncan, L., ed.     Trapped! Cages of Mind and Body
Dunmore, Helen     The Betrayal
Dunn, Stephen     Long Term
Duras, Marguerite     The Ravishing of Lol Stein
Edson, Margaret     Wit
Eggers, Dave     A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Ehrenreich, Barbara     Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America
Eliot, George (Marian Evans)     Adam Bede
    The Lifted Veil
Erdrich, Louise     Love Medicine
Estrin, Marc     Insect Dreams: The Half Life of Gregor Samsa
Euripides,     Medea
Farley, Margaret A.     Compassionate Respect: A Feminist Approach to Medical Ethics and Other Questions
Faust, Drew Gilpin     This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
Ferrara, Emily     The Alchemy of Grief (Alchimia del dolore)
Ferris, Jim     The Hospital Poems
Fies, Brian     Mom's Cancer
Findley, Timothy     Pilgrim
    Pilgrim
Fink, Sheri     Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Fiser, Karen     Losing and Finding
    Pointing to the Place of the Pain
    Words Like Fate and Pain
Fisher, Mary     Angels in Our Midst
Flynn, Nick     Another Bullshit Night in Suck City
Foer, Jonathan Safran     Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Ford, Ford Madox     The Good Soldier
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan)     The Road from Colonus
    Where Angels Fear to Tread
Foster, P. & Swander, M., eds.     The Healing Circle: Authors Writing of Recovery
Fox, John     Poetic Medicine: The Healing Art of Poem-Making
Frame, Janet     Janet Frame: Autobiography
Frank, Arthur W.     The Wounded Storyteller
Fraser, Gregory     Strange Pieta
Frazier, Charles     Cold Mountain
Freud, Sigmund     Civilization and its Discontents
    The Joke and Its Relation to the Unconscious
Frick, Marlena     All the Days of His Dying
Fries, Kenny     The History of My Shoes and the Evolution of Darwin's Theory
Frost, Robert     Home Burial
Furst, L. R., ed.     Medical Progress and Social Reality: A Reader in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Medicine
Galgut, Damon     The Good Doctor
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel     Of Love and Other Demons
    One of These Days
    A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
Garshin, Vsevolod     The Scarlet Flower
Gaskell, Elizabeth     North and South
Gawande, Atul     Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
Gehrke, Steve     The Resurrection Machine
Gilbert, S. M., ed.     Inventions of Farewell: A Book of Elegies
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins     The Yellow Wallpaper
    The Yellow Wallpaper
Ginsberg, Allen     Kaddish
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von     The Sorrows of Young Werther
Goldstein, Melissa Anne     Travels with the Wolf
Gordon, Arthur     Old Ironpuss
Gordon, Mary     The Shadow Man
Gosse, Edmund     Father and Son
Graham-Pole, J. & Joy, C., eds.     On Wings of Spirit: Anthology of The American Physicians' Poetry Association
Grealy, Lucy     Autobiography of a Face
Grenfell, Wilfred T.     Adrift on an Ice Pan
Grimm, Wilhelm Karl     Dear Mili: An Old Tale
Groopman, Jerome E.     The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness
    Kirk
    The Last Deal
    Second Opinions: Stories of Intuition and Choice in the Changing World of Medicine
Guillen, Nicolas     Man-making Words: Selected Poems of Nicolas Guillen
Guterson, David     Snow Falling on Cedars
Høeg, Peter     Pity for the Children of Vaden Town
Hacker, Marilyn     Cancer Winter
    Migraine Sonnets
    Wednesday I.D. Clinic
Haddad, A. M. & Brown, K. H., eds.     The Arduous Touch: Women's Voices in Health Care
Haddad, Amy Marie     Dehiscence
Haddaway, Richard     A Little Something
Hall, Donald     The Painted Bed
    Without
Hamilton, Jane     A Map of the World
    The Short History of a Prince
Harrington, Kent     The Good Physician
Harris, J. W., ed.     Remembrances and Celebrations: A Book of Eulogies, Elegies, Letters, and Epitaphs
Harrison, Jeffrey     Incomplete Knowledge
Hassler, Jon     The Love Hunter
Hauerwas, Stanley     God, Medicine, and Suffering
Hawking, Stephen     Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Hawkins, A. H. & Ballard, J. O., eds.     Time to Go: Three Plays on Death and Dying, with Commentary on End-of-Life Issues
Hawkins, Anne Hunsaker     Reconstructing Illness: Studies in Pathography
Head, Bessie     A Question of Power
Hecht, Anthony     The Transparent Man
Hegi, Ursula     Stones from the River
Helman, C., ed.     Doctors and Patients: An Anthology
Helman, Cecil     Suburban Shaman
Hemingway, Ernest     Indian Camp
Henderson, Cary Smith     Partial View: An Alzheimer's Journal
Herling, Gustaw     The Island
Herwaldt, Loreen     Patient Listening: A Doctor's Guide
Heymann, Jody     Equal Partners
Hilfiker, David     Not All of Us Are Saints
Hill, Susan     In the Springtime of the Year
Hirsch, Edward     And Who Will Look upon Our Testimony
Hoagland, Tony     Arrows
    Emigration
    Lucky
    Medicine
Hogan, Linda     Tear
Holub, Miroslav     Animal Rights
    Suffering
Hornbacher, Marya     Madness
Hospital, Janette Turner     The Tiger in the Tiger Pit
Hosseini, Khaled     The Kite Runner
Howard, Billy     Epitaphs for the Living: Words and Images in the Time of AIDS
Hsun, Lu     Medicine
Hughes, Holly, J., ed.     Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimer's Disease
Hughes, Ted     Fever
    The Tender Place
Hugo, Richard     Hot Springs
Hugo, Victor Marie     The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
Hull, Jonathan     Losing Julia
Humes, Harry     Butterfly Effect
Hunt, Nan     A Palsied Girl Goes to the Beach
Hurston, Zora Neale     Their Eyes Were Watching God
Huyler, Frank     The Laws of Invisible Things
Hyde, Catherine Ryan     Becoming Chloe
Ignatieff, Michael     Scar Tissue
Ignatow, David     First Coffin Poem
Ihimaera, Witi     Tangi
Jacobstein, Roy     Ripe
Jain, N., Coppock, D., & Clark, S. B., eds.     Body Language: Poems of the Medical Training Experience
James, Thomas     Letters to a Stranger
Jamison, Kay Redfield     An Unquiet Mind
Jarrell, Randall     Nestus Gurley
Jensen, Liz     The Ninth Life of Louis Drax
Jones, Thom     40, Still at Home
    I Want to Live!
Jurecic, Ann     Illness as Narrative
Köepf, Michael     The Fisherman's Son
Kafka, Franz     A Country Doctor
    In the Penal Colony
    The Metamorphosis
Kaplan, Jonathan     The Dressing Station: A Surgeon's Chronicle of War and Medicine
Kaysen, Susanna     Girl, Interrupted
Kearney, Michael     Mortally Wounded. Stories of Soul Pain, Death and Healing
Keats, John     Ode on a Grecian Urn
    Ode on Melancholy
Keizer, Bert     Dancing with Mister D: Notes on Life and Death
Kelly, Timothy     Toccata and Fugue
Keneally, Thomas     The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
Kenney, Susan     Sailing
Kenyon, Jane     Coats
    Having it Out with Melancholy
    The Sick Wife
Kidder, Tracy     Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Kinnell, Galway     Neverland
    Parkinson's Disease
Kirschner, Elizabeth     My Life as a Doll
Kis, Danilo     The Encyclopedia of the Dead
Klass, Perri     Baby Doctor: A Pediatrician's Training
Klawans, Harold     Defending the Cavewoman and Other Tales of Evolutionary Neurology
Klein, M., ed.     Poets for Life: Seventy-Six Poets Respond to AIDS
Koch, Christopher     The Doubleman
    Out of Ireland
Kohn, M. & Donley, C., eds.     Return to The House of God: Medical Resident Education 1978-2008
Kooser, Ted     Father: May 19, 1999
Kovner, Abba     Sloan-Kettering
Krauser, Paula     Tears
L'Heureux, John     The Shrine at Altimara
Lachenmeyer, Nathaniel     The Outsider: A Journey into My Father's Struggle with Madness
Lagomarsino, Nancy     Light from an Eclipse
Lahiri, Jhumpa     Unaccustomed Earth
Lampert, Don     The Life and Art of Elizabeth "Grandma" Layton
Lang, James M.     Learning Sickness
Larkin, Joan     The Blackout Sonnets
    Cold River
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert)     Malade
    The Ship of Death
Layton, Elizabeth     The Life and Art of Elizabeth "Grandma" Layton
Ledger, Kate     Remedies
Lee, Chang-rae     A Gesture Life
Lee, Li-Young     Mnemonic
LeGuin, Ursula K.     May's Lion
Lerner, Barron H.     The Breast Cancer Wars
Lessing, Doris     The Fifth Child
    To Room Nineteen
Levi, Primo     The Drowned and the Saved
Levin, Dana     In the Surgical Theatre
Lewis, Richard     The Killing Sea
Lieberman, Michael     Remnant
    Sojourn at Elmhurst
Linton, Simi     My Body Politic
Livesey, Margot     Eva Moves the Furniture
    Homework
Liveson, Jay     Hanging On
Lobo Antunes, Antonio     The Land at the End of the World
Long, David     The Inhabited World
Lorde, Audre     The Cancer Journals
Lown, Bernard     The Lost Art of Healing
Lowry, Lois     The Giver
Luria, A. R. (Aleksandr Romanovich)     The Man with a Shattered World
Mairs, Nancy     On Being a Cripple
    A Troubled Guest: Life and Death Stories
Malcolm, Andrew H.     This Far and No More
Mann, Thomas     The Black Swan
    Doctor Faustus
    The Magic Mountain (Der Zauberberg)
Mansfield, Katherine     In A German Pension: 13 Stories
Martin, Kimbra     Snapshots
Mason, Daniel     The Piano Tuner
Matthews, William     Dire Cure
    Dire Cure
Matute, Ana Maria     Soldiers Cry by Night
Maugham, W. (William) Somerset     The Painted Veil
Maxwell, William     They Came Like Swallows
McCann, Richard     Mother of Sorrows
McCarthy, Cormac     The Road
McCullers, Carson     Clock Without Hands
McDermott, Alice     Someone
McEntyre, Marilyn     Patient Poets: Illness From Inside Out
McEwan, Ian     The Diagnosis
McGrath, Patrick     Dr. Haggard's Disease
McHugh, Heather     What Hell Is
McLoughlin, J., ed.     On the Death of a Parent
Mehta, Ved     Sound Shadows of the New World
Melville, Herman     White-Jacket
Merwin, W. S.     Good People
Middlebrook, Christina     Seeing the Crab: A Memoir of Dying
Millay, Edna St. Vincent     Love Is Not All; It Is Not Meat nor Drink
Miller, Andrew     Ingenious Pain
Minot, Susan     Evening
Mistry, Rohinton     Family Matters
Mitchell, S. (Silas) Weir     The Grave of Keats
    Ode on a Lycian Tomb
Mojtabai, A. G. (Ann Grace)     Soon: Tales from Hospice
Mokeddem, Malika     The Forbidden Woman
Monette, Paul     Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir
    Your Sightless Days
Montaigne, Michel de     Of Experience
Moolten, David N.     Especially Then
Moraga, Cherríe L.     Heroes and Saints
Morris, David B.     The Culture of Pain
Morrison, Toni     Recitatif
Mowry, Jess     Babylon Boyz
Mukand, Jon Arun     First Payment
Mukherjee, Siddhartha     The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
Munro, Alice     Floating Bridge
    The Time of Death
Munthe, Axel Martin Fredrik     The Story of San Michele
Murphy, Robert F.     The Body Silent
Murray, John     Watson and the Shark
Murray, Les     Burning Want
Myers, K. R. & Schweizer, H., eds.     The Patient
Myers, K. R., ed.     Illness in the Academy: A Collection of Pathographies by Academics
Mysko, Madeleine     Bringing Vincent Home
Narayan, R. K. (Rasipuram Krishnaswami)     An Astrologer's Day
Needleman, Jacob     The Way of the Physician
Neuhaus, Richard John     As I Lay Dying
Neumayr, Anton     Music and Medicine: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert
Newborn, Barbara     Return to Ithaca
Newth, Mette     The Dark Light
Nixon, Nicholas     People with AIDS
Nolan, Christopher     Under the Eye of the Clock
Norman, Marsha     'night, mother
Norris, Kathleen     Acedia and Me: A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer's Life
Nuland, Sherwin B.     How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter
O'Brien, Edna     The Creature
O'Brien, Tim     The Lives of the Dead
O'Connor, Flannery     The Lame Shall Enter First
Offutt, Chris     Barred Owl
Ofri, D., et al., eds.     The Best of the Bellevue Literary Review
Ofri, Danielle     Singular Intimacies: On Becoming a Doctor at Bellevue
Olds, Sharon     Beyond Harm
    Fate
    Late Poem to My Father
    Of All the Dead That Have Come to Me, This Once
    Waste Sonata
Oliveira, Robin     My Name is Mary Sutter
Oliver, Mary     University Hospital, Boston
Olsen, Tillie     I Stand Here Ironing
    Tell Me a Riddle
Otsuka, Julie     When the Emperor Was Divine
Owen, Wilfred     Mental Cases
Ozick, Cynthia     The Shawl
Pai, Ann     My Other Body: A Memoir of Love, Fat, Life, and Death
Papper, Emanuel M.     Romance, Poetry, and Surgical Sleep: Literature Influences Medicine
Parks, Tim     Destiny
Parrado, Nando     Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home
Parry, Richard     Trial by Ice: The True Story of Murder and Survival on the 1871 Polaris Expedition
Pastan, Linda     Migraine
Pasternak, Boris     Doctor Zhivago
Patrick, John     The Hasty Heart
Patterson, Kevin     Consumption
Peck, David     Or Perish in the Attempt: Wilderness Medicine in the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Pensack, Robert     Raising Lazarus
Percy, Walker     The Moviegoer
Pereira, Peter     Saying the World
Perillo, Lucia     I've Heard the Vultures Singing
Pernick, Martin S.     A Calculus of Suffering: Pain, Professionalism, and Anesthesia in Nineteenth Century America
Petro, Jane Arbuckle     Rising from the Flames: The Experience of the Severely Burned
Phi, Bao     Sông I Sing
Picardie, Ruth     Before I Say Goodbye
Picoult, Jodi     Handle With Care
Piercy, Marge     Cold Head, Cold Heart
Plath, Sylvia     The Bell Jar
Poe, Edgar Allan     For Annie
Poirier, Suzanne     Doctors in the Making: Memoirs and Medical Education
Pomerance, Bernard     The Elephant Man
Pope, Robert     Illness and Healing: Images of Cancer
Pories, S., et.al, eds.     The Soul of a Doctor: Harvard Medical Students Face Life and Death
Porter, Katherine Anne     Holiday
Posen, Solomon     The Doctor in Literature: Satisfaction or Resentment?
Potok, Chaim     The Chosen
Potter, P. & Drotman, D.P., eds.     Another Dimension
Poulson, Jane     The Doctor Will Not See You Now
Powers, Richard     Operation Wandering Soul
Prado, Carlos G.     Assisted Suicide: Theory and Practice in Elective Death
Price, Margaret     Mad at School: Rhetorics of Mental Disability and Academic Life
Price, Reynolds     The Good Priest's Son
    The Promise of Rest
    A Whole New Life
Price Herndl, Diane     Invalid Women: Figuring Feminine Illness in American Fiction and Culture, 1840-1940
Prince-Hughes, Dawn     Songs of the Gorilla Nation
Proulx, E. Annie     The Shipping News
Quindlen, Anna     One True Thing
Raeburn, Daniel     Vessels
Ramondetta, Lois     The Light Within: The Extraordinary Friendship of a Doctor and Patient Brought Together by Cancer
Rappaport, Helen     No Place for Ladies: The Untold Story of Women in the Crimean War
Rash, Ron     Brown Lung
Raz, H., ed.     Living on the Margins: Women Writers on Breast Cancer
Raz, Hilda     Divine Honors
Remen, Rachel Naomi     My Grandfather's Blessings: Stories of Strength, Refuge, and Belonging
Rhett, K., ed.     Survival Stories: Memoirs of Crisis
Ribman, Ronald     Cold Storage, A Play in Two Acts
Rilke, Rainer Maria     The Blindman's Song
Robinson, Edwin Arlington     Annandale Again
    Mr. Flood's Party
Robinson, Marilynne     Gilead
Roethke, Theodore     In a Dark Time
Rogoff, Marianne     Silvie's Life
Rosenblum, Barbara     Cancer in Two Voices
Rossetti, Christina     Up-Hill
Roth, Philip     Everyman
Rothman, D. J.,et al., eds.     Medicine and Western Civilization
Rothman, Sheila     Living in the Shadow of Death
Rowe, Michael     The Book of Jesse: A Story of Youth, Illness, and Medicine.
Rowling, Joanne Kathleen     Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Ruddick, Bruce     Poems
Russell, Lori     One Last Time
Sandblom, Philip     Creativity and Disease: How Illness Affects Literature, Art and Music
Saramago, José     Blindness
Sarton, May     Recovering
Scannell, Kate     Death of the Good Doctor: Lessons from the Heart of the AIDS Epidemic
Scarry, Elaine     The Body in Pain
Schaefer, Judy     Harvesting the Dew
Schaefer, Judy, ed.     The Poetry of Nursing: Poems and Commentaries of Leading Nurse-Poets
Schiedermayer, David L.     House Calls, Rounds, and Healings
Schmitt, Eric-Emmanuel     Oscar and the Lady in Pink
Schneider, Robert     Brother of Sleep
Schneiderman, Henry     Father, Doctor, and the Great City: Poems and Drawings 1964-2003
Schramm, T., ed.     Living in Storms: Contemporary Poetry and the Moods of Manic Depression
Schwartz, Lynne Sharon     Balancing Acts
Scott, Joanna     Various Antidotes
Scully, Julia     Outside Passage
Sebold, Alice     The Lovely Bones
    Lucky
Secundy, M. G. & Nixon, L. L., eds.     Trials, Tribulations, and Celebrations: African American Perspectives on Health, Illness, Aging and Loss
Sedgwick, Marcus     The Foreshadowing
Selwyn, Peter     Surviving the Fall: The Personal Journey of an AIDS Doctor
Selzer, Richard     Atrium: October 2001
    Avalanche
    The Doctor Stories
    The Exact Location of the Soul
    Four Appointments with the Discus Thrower
    Letters to a Young Doctor
    Mercy
    The Whistlers' Room
    The Whistlers' Room: Stories and Essays
Service, Robert     Rhymes of a Red Cross Man
Shafer, Audrey     The Mailbox
Shakespeare, William     King Lear
    My love is as a fever, longing still
Shapiro, Alan     The Dead Alive and Busy
    Song and Dance
Shapiro, Dan     Delivering Doctor Amelia
    Mom's Marijuana
Shapiro, Johanna     The Inner World of Medical Students: Listening to Their Voices in Poetry
Shawn, Allen     Wish I Could Be There: Notes from a Phobic Life
Shawn, Wallace     The Fever
Shay, Jonathan     Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character
Sheed, Wilfrid     In Love with Daylight: A Memoir of Recovery
Shelley, Percy Bysshe     On Death
Shem, Samuel (Stephen Bergman)     Fiction as Resistance
    The House of God
Shields, Carol     The Stone Diaries
Showalter, Elaine     Hystories: Hysterical Epidemics and Modern Culture
Shumaker, Peggy     Just Breathe Normally
Shute, Jenefer P.     Life-Size
Sidhwa, Bapsi     Cracking India
Simon, Claude     The Flanders Road
Simonds, Merilyn     The Convict Lover: A True Story
Singer, Peter     Rethinking Life and Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Values
Sirof, Harriet     Because She's My Friend
Sissman, L. E. (Louis Edward)     A Deathplace
    A Deathplace
    Homage to Clotho: A Hospital Suite
Skloot, Floyd     In the Shadow of Memory
    The Night-Side
    A World of Light
Skloot, Rebecca     The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Slater, Lauren     Welcome to My Country
Slatkin, Marcia     I Kidnap My Mother: Alzheimer's Poems
Slavitt, David R.     The Book of Lamentations: A Meditation and Translation
Small, David     Stitches
Smith, Dave     Stroke
Snodgrass, W. D.     A Flat One
Solwitz, Sharon     Mercy
Sontag, Susan     Alice in Bed
    Regarding the Pain of Others
Sophocles,     Oedipus the King
    Philoctetes
Spann, C. & Haag, J., eds.     Blood on the Page: Collected Writings of Sutterwriters
Spann, C., ed.     Poet Healer: Contemporary Poems for Health & Healing
Spark, Debra     Last Things
Stanford, Ann Folwell     Bodies in a Broken World
Stein, Gertrude     Three Lives
Steinbeck, John     Cannery Row
Stewart, George R.     Ordeal by Hunger
Stewart, Linda McK.     25 Months: A Memoir
Stone, John     Music From Apartment 8: New and Selected Poems
Stone, Robert     Absence of Mercy
Stone, Ruth     In the Next Galaxy
Straus, Marc J.     Not God: A Play in Verse
Strauss, Ken     La Tendresse
Styron, William     A Tidewater Morning
Sullivan, Jacqueline Levering     Annie's War
    A Less Than Perfect Peace
Swanson, Julie A.     Going for the Record
Sweet, Victoria     God's Hotel: A Doctor, A Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine
Szwajger, Adina Blady     I Remember Nothing More
Takakuwa, K. M., et al., eds.     What I Learned in Medical School: Personal Stories of Young Doctors
Talarigo, Jeff     The Pearl Diver
Tanielian, T. & Jaycox, L. H., eds.     Invisible Wounds of War
Taylor, Sandra J.     Assisted Suicide: Theory and Practice in Elective Death
Tayman, John     The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai
Thomas, R. S. (Ronald Stuart)     This To Do
Thornton, Lawrence     Imagining Argentina
Tilghman, Christopher     Things Left Undone
Tolstoy, Leo     The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Tomey, Ingrid     Nobody Else Has to Know
Toomer, Jean     Cane
Torga, Miguel     The Lord
Trillin, Alice Stewart     Of Dragons and Garden Peas: A Cancer Patient Talks to Doctors
Trollope, Anthony     He Knew He Was Right
Trumbo, Dalton     Johnny Got His Gun
Tucker, Neely     Love in the Driest Season
Updike, John     The City
Urquhart, Jane     The Underpainter
Van der Post, Laurens     The Seed and the Sower
Van Duyn, Mona     The Accusation
vanMeenan, K. & Rossiter, C., eds.     Giving Sorrow Words: Poems of Strength and Solace
Verghese, Abraham     Cutting for Stone
    The Tennis Partner
Vernon, John     A Book of Reasons
Vine, Barbara     The Blood Doctor
Viorst, Judith     The Tenth Good Thing About Barney
Vivante, Arturo     By the Bedside
    Last Rites
Voight, Cynthia     When She Hollers
Wagner, Pamela Spiro     We Mad Climb Shaky Ladders
Wait, Lea     Wintering Well
Walker, Alice     Medicine
Walker, Daly     I Am the Grass
Walker, S. B. & Roffman, R.D., eds.     Life on the Line
Wallace, David Foster     Incarnations of Burned Children
Walls, Jeannette     The Glass Castle
Ward, Mary Augusta (Mrs. Humphry)     Marcella
Waring, Belle     Refuge
Warren, Samuel     Passages from the Diary of a Late Physician
Watts, H. David     Bedside Manners
    The Orange Wire Problem and Other Tales from the Doctor's Office
Weber, Doron     Immortal Bird: A Family Memoir
Weinberg, Richard B.     Communion
Weisman, Jamie     As I Live and Breathe
Wendell, Susan     The Rejected Body: Feminist Philosophical Reflections on Disability
Wertham, Fredric     Seduction of the Innocent
Wexler, Alice     Mapping Fate: A Memoir of Family, Risk, and Genetic Research
Wharton, Edith     Ethan Frome
Whitman, Walt     Walt Whitman's Civil War
    The Wound Dresser
Wideman, John Edgar     newborn thrown in trash and dies
Wiesel, Elie     Open Heart
Wilkomirski, Binjamin     Fragments
Williams, C. K. (Charles Kenneth)     Misgivings
    Villanelle of the Suicide's Mother
Williams, Terry Tempest     The Village Watchman
Williams, William Carlos     A Face of Stone
    Jean Beicke
    The Use of Force
Winchester, Simon     The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dicti
Winckler, Martin     The Case of Dr. Sachs
Wineberg, Ronna     Second Language
Wisenberg, S. (Sandi) L.     Big Ruthie Imagines Sex Without Pain
Wolitzer, Hilma     Mother
Woodruff, Lee     In an Instant: A Family's Journey of Love and Healing
Wordsworth, William     Resolution and Independence
Wright, James     In Terror of Hospital Bills
    The Minneapolis Poem
Wright, Richard     Black Boy
Yalom, Irvin     When Nietzsche Wept
Yglesias, Helen     Semi-Private
Yolen, Jane     The Radiation Sonnets
Yoshino, Kenji     Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
Young, Audrey     The House of Hope and Fear: Life in a Big City Hospital
Zimmer, Paul     The Explanation
Zola, Emile     Therese Raquin


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Middleton, Clark Powell, Michael Warren     Miracle Mile