Do No Harm by Henry Marsh

In the searingly honest, acerbic and compelling Do No Harm (2014), the eminent British neurosurgeon Henry Marsh takes us through his career using by drawing on a wealth of stories, from surgical anecdotes to conversations with patients to exasperating meetings with managers.  We follow him through his career as he climbs the medical hierarchy from … Continue reading Do No Harm by Henry Marsh

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Known and Strange Things by Teju Cole

Last October I went to see Teju Cole be interviewed for BBC Radio 3 (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07yb85h) to coincide with the release of the collection Known and Strange Things (2016, 392 pp).  Cole is the author of two previous novels, an art historian a photographer, a contributor to numerous publications, the photography critic of the New York … Continue reading Known and Strange Things by Teju Cole