Works Annotated by Audrey Shafer


Art

Film

Literature


Art


Courbet, Gustave A Burial at Ornans
Des Granges, David The Saltonstall Family
Eakins, Thomas The Gross Clinic
Fildes, Sir Luke The Doctor
Hinckley, Robert C. First Operation Under Ether
Hogarth, William Marriage a la Mode (3): The Visit to the Quack Doctor
Levin, Meryl Anatomy of Anatomy in Images and Words
Salgado, Sebastiao An Uncertain Grace
Sargent, John Singer Gassed
Seligmann, Adelbert F. Theodor Billroth Operating (Billroth im Hörsaal)
Willing, Victor Self-portrait at 70
 

Film


Death on Request
Grave Words: Tools for Discussing End of Life Choices
The Green Mile
Marvin's Room
Mind Talk: The Brain's New Story
Robert Coles, Teacher
The Syringa Tree
The Vanishing Line
Wilbur (Wants to Kill Himself)
Worlds Apart: A Four-Part Series on Cross-Cultural Healthcare
 

Literature


Abse, Dannie Pathology of Colours
Armstrong, Lance Every Second Counts
It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life
Berger, Suzanne E. Horizontal Woman
Bertman, Sandra L. One Breath Apart: Facing Dissection
Burroughs, Augusten Dry
Running with Scissors
Byer, Kathryn Stripling My Beautiful Grandmother
Carrell, Jennifer Lee The Speckled Monster: A Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox
Cassell, Eric J. The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine
Chabon, Michael The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
Chen, Pauline W. Final Exam: A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality
Cohen, Nan Rope Bridge
Conley, Frances K. Walking Out on the Boys
Crimmins, Cathy Where is the Mango Princess?
DeMaine, Mary R. Six Days
DeSalvo, Louise Breathless: An Asthma Journal
Didion, Joan Blue Nights
Dillard, Annie Holy the Firm
Duffin, Jacalyn History of Medicine: A Scandalously Short Introduction
Frazier, Charles Cold Mountain
Furst, Lilian R. Between Doctors and Patients: The Changing Balance of Power
Gaines, Ernest J. A Lesson Before Dying
Gawande, Atul Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
Glass, Julia Three Junes
Goellnicht, Donald C. The Poet-Physician: Keats and Medical Science
Gottlieb, Lori Stick Figure: A Diary of My Former Self
Grace, Maggi Ann State of the Heart: A Medical Tourist's True Story of Lifesaving Surgery in India
Gray, Spalding Gray's Anatomy
Grogan, John Marley & Me: Love and Life with the World's Worst Dog
Haddad, A. M. & Brown, K. H., eds. The Arduous Touch: Women's Voices in Health Care
Harper, Michael S. Nightmare Begins Responsibility
Reuben, Reuben
Hawking, Stephen Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Hayes, Bill The Anatomist: A True Story of Gray's Anatomy
Hicok, Bob Fieldwork
Hoagland, Tony Lucky
Medicine
Hosseini, Khaled The Kite Runner
Hunter, Kathryn Montgomery Doctors' Stories: The Narrative Structure of Medical Knowledge
Hurston, Zora Neale Their Eyes Were Watching God
Kaplan, Jonathan The Dressing Station: A Surgeon's Chronicle of War and Medicine
Kirklin, D. & Richardson, R., eds. Medical Humanities: A Practical Introduction
Klass, Perri Baby Doctor: A Pediatrician's Training
Love and Modern Medicine
Klawans, Harold Defending the Cavewoman and Other Tales of Evolutionary Neurology
Klein, M., ed. Poets for Life: Seventy-Six Poets Respond to AIDS
Köepf, Michael The Fisherman's Son
Lakoff, George and Johnson, Mark Metaphors We Live By
Lamott, Anne Hard Laughter
Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year
Lee, Li-Young The Gift
Levin, Meryl Anatomy of Anatomy in Images and Words
Lown, Bernard The Lost Art of Healing
Mason, Daniel The Piano Tuner
Moffett, Shannon The Three-Pound Enigma: The Human Brain and the Quest to Unlock Its Mysteries
Monette, Paul Your Sightless Days
Moore, Lorrie People Like That Are the Only People Here: Canonical Babbling in Peed Onk
Myers, K. R. & Schweizer, H., eds. The Patient
Nadler, Spencer The Language of Cells: Life as Seen Under the Microscope
Newman, Karen Fetal Positions: Individualism, Science, Visuality
Nuland, Sherwin B. Medicine: The Art of Healing
The Wisdom of the Body
Papper, Emanuel M. Romance, Poetry, and Surgical Sleep: Literature Influences Medicine
Parks, Tim Destiny
Porter, Katherine Anne Holiday
Rowe, Vernon Sea Creatures and Other Poems
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
Rudd, A. & Taylor, D., eds. Positive Women: Voices of Women Living with AIDS
Sagan, Francoise Bonjour Tristesse
Secundy, M. G. & Nixon, L. L., eds. Trials, Tribulations, and Celebrations: African American Perspectives on Health, Illness, Aging and Loss
Shapiro, Johanna The Inner World of Medical Students: Listening to Their Voices in Poetry
Shapiro, Alan Vigil
Silverstein, Shel (Sheldon Allan) Sick
Simmons, Dan The River Styx Runs Upstream
St. Andrews, B. A. (Bonnie) Alzheimer's
Oncological Cocktails
Szczeklik, Andrzej Catharsis: On the Art of Medicine
Takakuwa, K. M., et al., eds. What I Learned in Medical School: Personal Stories of Young Doctors
Tan, Amy The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings
Thomas, Lewis Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler's Ninth Symphony
The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher
Thorpe, Helen Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War
Walls, Jeannette The Glass Castle
Watts, H. David Bedside Manners
Starting the I.V.
Williams, Guy The Age of Agony: The Art of Healing, 1700-1800
The Age of Miracles: Medicine and Surgery in the Nineteenth Century
Yang, Belle Baba: A Return to China Upon My Father's Shoulders
Young, C. Dale August
Torn