Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Six top books about the medical field

Mimi Swartz's new book is Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart. One of her six favorite books about the medical field, as shared at The Week magazine:
The Sublime Engine: A Biography of the Human Heart by Stephen and Thomas Amidon

Written by a cardiologist and his novelist brother, this provocative history acknowledges the heart's ages-old spiritual significance while also examining its awesome, unrelenting physical function. It's an extremely accessible, welcoming read.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue