Books Like When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, an American neurosurgeon, wrote When Breath Becomes air. The book, published by Random House, chronicles Kalanithi’s experiences as a father, neurosurgeon and cancer patient. Kalanithi’s books are both educational and thought-provoking, even if it sounds a little academic to some.
Paul Kalanithi’s inspiring memoir, “When Breath Becomes air”, is about metastatic lung carcinoma. The book has received acclaim as one of the best nonfiction books of the decade by Entertainment Weekly. Leah Greenblatt called the book “suspenseful, poignant, and inspiring.” It was a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize and spent more than 65 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
After being diagnosed with cancer, Dr. Kalanithi begins imagining a new life for himself. His wife, Lucy, has long supported him despite the difficulty of coping with his disease, and she remains by his side during the entire book. His mother is also interested in his education. His father is not present in the story. While he is unable to return to Stanford, his wife remains in Wisconsin, while his brother has decided to return home.
While he had an interest in literature as a child, Kalanithi turned to science to become a neurosurgeon. He was a student who turned away from literature, but he never lost his love for writing. His prose is elegant, erudite, and honest, and is rich and lyrical. Kalanithi’s books are not only powerful reads, they also provide a deep, meaningful look at our lives.
Paul Kalanithi was a neurosurgeon from Kingman, Arizona. He attended Stanford University and Yale Medical School, earning a BA in human biology. He received his medical degree at the end of his life, having earned his MPhil in philosophy and history at Cambridge. Sadly, he succumbed to his disease shortly after completing his training. However, his writings have inspired many readers to write about their own experiences, and he has a wealth of experiences to share.
“When Breath Becomes Air” has a captivating story that recalls the classic novel by Paul Kafka. The title is a paraphrase from the poem “Caelica83” by Fulke Grville. Even though the text is difficult to comprehend, it offers valuable lessons for those who have to deal with life’s difficulties. If you enjoyed When Breath Becomes air, Tuesdays with Morrie will be a great read.
Memoirs such as When Breath Becomes air contain a lot of heavy material but the author manages it all to be understandable. She describes the difficult and painful aspects of being a woman. Her memoir is primarily about her experiences as a young girl, but it also contains a lot of information on gender struggles. If you are interested in learning more about Pine’s experiences, read her book.
Other books include When Breath Becomes air and Notes to Self. Both are written by an Irish author who was diagnosed with monoarticular arthritis when she was an adolescent. She spent her teenage years in pain, and wondered “What’s the point of my body?”
When Breath Becomes air is a great book for anyone who is interested in death and dying. It is about a woman who faced death but survived. She tells the story in a powerful and engrossing way. The story is both tragically and inspirational. When Breath Becomes air is a beautiful book that teaches about the meaning and purpose of life.
Tuesdays with Morrie
To celebrate his life, Mitch Albom wrote Tuesdays with Morrie, a memoir. He visited his former sociology professor, Morrie Schwartz, who was dying of ALS. In this moving story, Albom shows us the beauty of aging, and how ALS changes a person’s life. This is a book that will touch you on every level. It is a must-read book for everyone.
Mitch visits Morrie every Tuesday with a tape recorder. While they are talking, they share their philosophies about life and death. Mitch takes notes, even bringing a tape recorder with him on the second visit. Mitch visits Morrie faithfully, and he learns valuable life lessons. As the weeks pass, however, he worries that Morrie is getting sicker. Thankfully, Morrie’s deteriorating health has not diminished his interest in life.
Mitch Albom and Morrie Schwartz’s relationship began while they were Harvard University students. Morrie had been Mitch’s favorite professor in college, and he had always considered him a role model. After learning of his affliction, Mitch decided to visit Morrie. The two eventually met on television. Morrie Schwartz taught Mitch many life lessons over the years, including forgiveness and aging fears.
The show begins with Morrie surprising the famed newscaster Ted Koppel, who asked him about something close to his heart. Mitch is stunned to see his former professor on television. During the interview, Mitch becomes aware of the evil in the media and his fear of not being able to wipe himself. Then, Mitch learns that his former professor is an actress and an author. This episode is a rollercoaster of emotions, friendships, and heartbreak.
In the final episode, Mitch begins to tape his conversations with Morrie, compiling notes for Tuesdays with Murrie. This memoir is their “last thesis,” as Morrie repeatedly tells him. Mitch’s efforts to make this book a success eventually win over Morrie, who is enamored with the story. As the series unfolds, Mitch realizes that he has a lot of gratitude for his friend.
Oliver Sacks’ book, “Like When Breath Becomes Air”, chronicles the life of the famous author who died at the age of 82 from cancer. Sacks discusses the meaning and purpose of life, as well as what makes us happy. He also discusses his feelings when he learnt that he had terminal cancer. This memoir is worth reading, especially for die-hard Sacks fans.
Although many people view doctors as being in the business to cure patients, Oliver Sacks isn’t the only one who writes about death. Other memoirs have been praised and placed on the best-seller list. Henry Marsh’s Do No Harm and Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal were both written by physicians. Paul Kalanithi, a cancer patient, describes his experience as a man facing his own mortality in his book.
The Man Who Mistook his Wife is a multimillion-copy bestseller by Dr. Oliver Sacks. He is an expert in neurological diseases. His books are easy to read, informative, and entertaining and are a welcome addition for aspiring physicians. This book is a memoir of a neurologist’s life. However, it also includes case studies of patients who lost their memories, recognition, or the ability to learn new things. These stories tell the stories of extraordinary people with amazing abilities.