Biographies & Memoirs of Medical Professionals

Last updated: January 3, 2012
  1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    1. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, Cassandra Campbell and Bahni Turpin Published: February 2, 2010 Score: 65.86
  2. The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
    2. The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee Published: November 16, 2010 Score: 16.57
  3. My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey
    3. My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor Published: May 12, 2008 Score: 13.08
  4. Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World (Random House Reader's Circle)
    4. Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World (Random House Reader's Circle) by Tracy Kidder Published: August 25, 2009 Score: 10.51
  5. It's Not about the Bike: My Journey Back to Life
    5. It's Not about the Bike: My Journey Back to Life by Lance Armstrong Published: November 1, 2004 Score: 9.08
  6. Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account
    6. Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account by Miklos Nyiszli, Tibere Kremer, Richard Seaver and Bruno Bettelheim Published: April 1, 2011 Score: 7.28
  7. Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia (P.S.)
    7. Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia (P.S.) by Marya Hornbacher Published: March 17, 2009 Score: 6.14
  8. In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom
    8. In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom by Qanta Ahmed Published: September 1, 2008 Score: 4.08
  9. Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
    9. Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande Published: April 4, 2002 Score: 3.12
  10. Sybil Exposed: The Extraordinary Story Behind the Famous Multiple Personality Case
    10. Sybil Exposed: The Extraordinary Story Behind the Famous Multiple Personality Case by Debbie Nathan Published: October 18, 2011 Score: 2.77
  11. Gifted Hands
    11. Gifted Hands by Ben Carson M.D. and Cecil Murphey Published: September 2, 2008 Score: 2.66
  12. Messenger: The Legacy of Mattie J.T. Stepanek and Heartsongs
    12. Messenger: The Legacy of Mattie J.T. Stepanek and Heartsongs by Jeni Stepanek, Maya Angelou and Larry Lindner Published: September 7, 2010 Score: 2.55
  13. Strength in What Remains (Random House Reader's Circle)
    13. Strength in What Remains (Random House Reader's Circle) by Tracy Kidder Published: May 4, 2010 Score: 2.54
  14. Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
    14. Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah Published: February 18, 1998 Score: 1.99
  15. The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy
    15. The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi Published: November 26, 2010 Score: 1.82
  16. Life At The Bottom
    16. Life At The Bottom by Theodore Dalrymple Published: October 19, 2010 Score: 1.76
  17. The Mind's Eye (Vintage)
    17. The Mind's Eye (Vintage) by Oliver Sacks Published: October 4, 2011 Score: 1.73
  18. Gray Matter: A Neurosurgeon Discovers the Power of Prayer . . . One Patient at a Time
    18. Gray Matter: A Neurosurgeon Discovers the Power of Prayer . . . One Patient at a Time by David Levy and Joel Kilpatrick Published: February 21, 2011 Score: 1.71
  19. The Tennis Partner (P.S.)
    19. The Tennis Partner (P.S.) by Abraham Verghese Published: September 20, 2011 Score: 1.51
  20. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
    20. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby, Jean-Dominique Bauby and Rene Ouberjois Published: May 13, 1997 Score: 1.43
  21. Warrior Soul: The Memoir of a Navy SEAL
    21. Warrior Soul: The Memoir of a Navy SEAL by Chuck Pfarrer Published: December 30, 2003 Score: 1.42
  22. The Long Run: A New York City Firefighter's Triumphant Comeback from Crash Victim to Elite Athlete
    22. The Long Run: A New York City Firefighter's Triumphant Comeback from Crash Victim to Elite Athlete by Matt Long and Charles Butler Published: October 12, 2010 Score: 1.39
  23. Truth & Beauty: A Friendship
    23. Truth & Beauty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett Published: May 11, 2004 Score: 1.21
  24. Sickened: The True Story of a Lost Childhood
    24. Sickened: The True Story of a Lost Childhood by Julie Gregory Published: September 28, 2004 Score: 1.08
  25. Against Medical Advice: One Family's Struggle with an Agonizing Medical Mystery
    25. Against Medical Advice: One Family's Struggle with an Agonizing Medical Mystery by James Patterson and Hal Friedman Published: October 20, 2008 Score: 0.96

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