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F. Gonzalez-Crussi

F. Gonzalez-Crussi

Francisco Gonzalez-Crussi is Professor Emeritus of Pathology at Northwestern University Medical School and former Head of Laboratories at Children’s Memorial Hospital of Chicago. In the medical field, he has written over 200 articles published in peer-reviewed journals; he has served as editor-in-chief of the journal Pediatric Pathology; and he has authored two books on the pathology of specific types of pediatric tumors. He has written sixteen books for popular readers (five in his native Spanish), and his work has been translated into seven languages. His most recent book, Carrying the Heart, won a 2014 “Premio Letterario Merck” Prize for work “that builds bridges between literature and science” with “an outstanding ability to combine the scientific importance of research with a literary writing style.” He has been praised by the American Library Association's Booklist magazine as "one of the best contemporary physician-authors" and as "an author without peer in our time."

CARRYING THE HEART: Exploring the Worlds Within Us (Kaplan Publishing, 2009)

THE DAY OF THE DEAD: And Other Mortal Reflections (Kaplan Publishing, 2009)

THE FIVE SENSES (Kaplan Publishing, 2009)

NOTES OF AN ANATOMIST (Kaplan Publishing, 2009)

ON BEING BORN: And Other Difficulties (Overlook Press, 2004)

ON SEEING: Things Seen, Unseen, and Obscene (Overlook Press, 2006)

ON THE NATURE OF THINGS EROTIC (Kaplan Publishing, 2009)


SUSPENDED ANIMATION: Six Essays on the Preservation of Bodily Parts (Kaplan Publishing, 2009)

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