Dimensions Reading Group books

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: a Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman (Noonday Press, 1998)

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach (W.W. Norton, 2003)

The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History by John Barry (Viking, 2004)

Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande (Metropolitan Books, 2002)

Adam’s Curse: The Science that Reveals Our Genetic Destiny by Bryan Sykes (W.W. Norton, 2005)

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby (Knopf, 1997)

The God Gene: How Faith is Hardwired into Our Genes by Dean Hamer (Doubleday, 2004)

On Doctoring: Stories, Poems, Essays edited by Richard Reynolds and John Stone (Simon & Schuster, 1991)

My Own Country: A Doctor’s Story of a Town and its People in the Age of AIDS by Abraham Verghese (Simon & Schuster, 1994)

How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman (Houghton Mifflin, 2007)

This Man’s Pill: Reflections on the 50th Birthday of the Pill by Carl Djerassi (Oxford University Press, 2001)

The Doctor Stories by William Carlos Williams (New Directions, 1984)

Incidental Findings: Lessons from My Patients in the Art of Medicine by Danielle Ofri (Beacon Press, 2005)

The Best of the Bellevue Literary Review edited by Danielle Ofri (Bellevue Literary Press, 2008)