Books & Reviews

Fizzah Ali

The creation of Tennessee Williams’ Blanche Dubois: A biographical psychotic neurotic

Emily Atashkari

Depression in Little Miss Sunshine new

Sara Baker

The truth in facts is a derelict ruin: Forging a self through fiction

Arpan K. Banerjee

Cinema MD: A History of Medicine on Screen
Literatim: Essays at the intersections of medicine and culture
Book review: A Time for All Things. The Life of Michael E. DeBakey by Craig Miller
C. Miller Fisher: Stroke in the twentieth century 
Book review: A Brief History of Ayurveda
Book review: Architects of Structural Biology
Book review: Viruses, Plagues, and History by M. B. A. Oldstone
Review of Fracture: Stories of How Great Lives Take Root in Trauma
Book review: Island Dreams: Mapping an Obsession
Winston Churchill’s Illnesses
Anatomica: The exquisite and unsettling art of human anatomy
Book review: The Origins of AIDS
Book review: John Keats’ Medical Notebook
Book review: A Place in History: The Biography of John C. Kendrew
Book review: The Origins of Modern Science
Book review: Casanova’s Guide to Medicine 
Book review: “All manner of ingenuity and industry”: A bio-bibliography of Dr. Thomas Willis 1621–1675
Medicine and cinema—A cultural symbiosis
Book review: Albemarle Street: Portraits, personalities and presentations at the Royal Institution
Book review: Medicine in the Middle Ages
Book review: John Hughlings Jackson: Clinical Neurology, Evolution and Victorian Brain Science

Book review: Insulin – The crooked timber
Book review: Female innovators who changed our world: How women shaped STEM
Book review: Frank Pantridge MC
Book review: Civilization and the Culture of Science

Book review: Understanding the NHS
Book review: The Imaginary Patient: How Diagnosis Gets Us Wrong
Book review: How the NHS Coped with COVID-19
Book review: How the Mind Changed: A Human History of Our Evolving Brain
Book review: Am I Normal?
Book review: The Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World
Book review: A History of Women in Medicine and Medical Research
Book review: My Years with the British Red Cross WIN ’23
Book review: Pathogenesis: How Germs Made History new

Sima Barmania

Book Review: Alain de Botton’s The Pleasures and Sorrow of Work

Cristóbal S. Berry-Cabán

Hiroshima seventy-five years after the bombing

Rachel Conrad Bracken

The eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg and the diagnostic gaze as moral authority in The Great Gatsby

Laurence K. Chan

Book review: Nobel and Lasker Laureates of Chinese Descent: In Literature and Science

Shelley Co

Moreau’s mysterious creatures

JTH Connor

The craft of medical reflection
Review of: Health Humanities in Postgraduate Medical Education: A Handbook to the Heart of Medicine

Paul Dakin

Sign Gene: The first deaf superhero film

Sherrie Dulworth

Books: Catalysts for health care change

George Dunea

PDF Document Reading for pleasure

PDF Document Other ways in other worlds

PDF Document Symphonic praise

PDF Document The Anatomy of Melancholy

PDF Document On reading Proust

PDF Document Axel Munthe and The Story of San Michele

Through the Magic Door with Conan Doyle
George Bernard Shaw’s The Doctor’s Dilemma
Embalming Vladimir Lenin
Giovanni Cortesi—Renaissance surgeon of Bologna and Messina
Live chicken for treating plague buboes
Reflections on time long gone by

Carol-Ann Farkas

The woman doctor as medical and moral authority: Helen Brent MD

Howard Fischer

Quincy—A crusading doctor played by a crusading actor 
The Last Angry Man: A caged eagle
Red Beard: A master clinician in nineteenth century Japan
Article 99: Saving money versus saving lives
Movie review: No Way Out
Professor Bernhardi, a play by Arthur Schnitzler, M.D.

Movie review: The Hospital, “the wounded madhouse of our times”

Movie review: Pressure Point – treating the hateful patient
Movie review: Kings Row – assassins in white coats
Movie review: Where Does it Hurt?
Doctor Cabbie: No good deed goes unpunished
Movie review: Bisturi: La Mafia Bianca
Book review: The Big Necessity: Adventures in the World of Human Waste
Making radiation visible: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Godzilla
Book review: The Soul of Medicine: Tales from the Bedside WIN ’23

James L. Franklin

Two Scottish tales of medical compassion

GI Joe: The life and career of Dr. Joseph B. Kirsner

Book review: The stomach – A biography by Jeremy Hugh Baron
Dr. Charles Drew, Philip Roth, and Race
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: A cautionary tale
Nikolai Gogol’s The Diary of a Madman

Dustin Grinnell 

The anatomy of bibliotherapy: How fiction heals, part I
The anatomy of bibliotherapy: How fiction heals, part II
The anatomy of bibliotherapy: How fiction heals, part III

Ad A. Kaptein, Barend W. Florijn, and Pim B. van der Meer

“John Barleycorn Must Die”: Addiction attributions in Jack London’s Alcoholic Memoirs

Peter Korsten

Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain: About a whistling pneumothorax and pulmonary tuberculosis

Carol Levine

The lady writer and the Valkyrie: Magda Szabo’s novel The Door

Aging in (another) place: Magda Szabo’s novel Iza’s Ballad

Christina Lee
        Queer and unked: Disability, monstrosity, and George Eliot’s “Sympathy”

Yeji Lee

Black man, white coat

Ramon Lim

Self and the Phenomenon of Life: A Biologist Examines Life from Molecules to Humanity

Jason Liu

Breaking Bad: A case study of antisocial personality disorders new

Peter McCann

Suffering and empathy in the stories of Anton Chekhov and their relevance to healthcare today

Mary Ann McDermott

Book review: Creative Arts in Humane Medicine

Colin J. McDowall

Bibliotheca Sibbaldiana

Snaiha Iyer Narayan

The Joker and his Frankenstein

Bernardo Ng

Ángeles Mastretta’s life ripped apart

Donna J.A. Olson

Edgar Allan Poe – A tormented literary genius

Sylvia Pamboukian

James Herriot and burnout 

Anthony Papagiannis

R. Austin Freeman and the Victorian forensic thriller

Solomon Posen

Saul Bellow’s Doctor Adler: The achieving medical father and his non-achieving son

Guillermo Quinonez and Laurette Geldenhuys

Canadian contributions to the study of pathology

Tonse N. K. Raju

Reconstructing memories and history in One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

Lindsay Ripley

A portrait of dementia

Maria Sgouridou

Doctors and illness in Boccaccio’s Decameron

Heather Stewart

Feminist Epistemologies in A Woman Under the Influence

Roslyn Weaver

North and South and the intersections of environment and health

Simon Wein

Old dogs teach psychology

Eelco Wijdicks

The bedside manners of Ingmar Bergman’s celluloid physicians
Understanding so little: Cinema and mass shootings