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Sherwin B. Nuland

Sherwin B. Nuland

Sherwin B. Nuland is Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine and a Fellow at Yale's Institute for Social and Policy Studies. He is the author of a number of books: LOST IN AMERICA, LEONARDO DA VINCI, THE DOCTOR’S PLAGUE, THE MYSTERIES WITHIN, THE WISDOM OF THE BODY or HOW WE LIVE, and HOW WE DIE, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, DOCTORS: The Biography of Medicine, THE FACE OF MERCY: A Photographic History of Medicine at War, and THE ORIGINS OF ANESTHESIA, a volume in the Classics of Medicine Library. In addition to numerous medical publications, he has written for The New Yorker, The American Scholar, The New York Review of Books, The New Republic, Time, and Discover. He has been the recipient of many awards and prizes.

THE ART OF AGING: A Doctor's Prescription for Well-Being (Random House, 2007)

THE DOCTOR'S PLAGUE: Germs, Childbed Fever, and the Strange Story of Ignac Semmelweis (W. W. Norton & Co., 2003)

HOW WE DIE: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter (Alfred A. Knopf, 1994)

LEONARDO DA VINCI: A Penguin Life (Penguin, 2000)

LOST IN AMERICA: A Journey with My Father (Alfred A. Knopf, 2003)

MAIMONIDES (Schocken, 2005)

THE MYSTERIES WITHIN: A Surgeon Reflects on Medical Myths (Simon & Schuster, 2000)

THE SOUL OF MEDICINE: Tales from the Bedside (Kaplan Publishing, 2009)

THE UNCERTAIN ART: Thoughts on a Life in Medicine (Random House, 2008)

THE WISDOM OF THE BODY / HOW WE LIVE (Alfred A. Knopf, 1997)

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