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A selection of other works by contemporary doctor-writers

A new anthology “Writer, M.D.: The Best Contemporary Fiction and Nonfiction by Doctors,’’ edited by Leah Kaminsky (Vintage), is out this month.

Here’s a selection of other works by contemporary doctor-writers.

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“A Better Angel’’ by Chris Adrian

“The Palace Thief’’ by Ethan Canin

“Atmospheric Disturbances’’ by Rivka Galchen

“The Kite Runner’’ by Khaled Hosseini

“The Piano Tuner’’ by Daniel Mason

“A Few Short Notes On Tropical Butterflies’’ by John Murray

“Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures’’ by Vincent Lam

“Cutting For Stone’’ by Abraham Verghese

“Love and Modern Medicine“ by Perri Klass


“The Blood of Strangers: Stories from Emergency Medicine’’ by Frank Huyler

“The Scalpel and the Silver Bear’’ by Lori Arviso Alvord

“Final Exam’’ by Pauline Chen

“Notes of An Anatomist’’ by F. Gonzales-Crussi

“Complications’’ by Atul Gawande

“The Anatomy of Hope’’ by Jerome Groopman

“The Emperor of All Maladies’’ by Siddhartha Muckherjee

“Singular Intimacies’’ by Danielle Ofri

“The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat’’ by Oliver Sacks

“Mortal Lessons’’ by Richard Selzer

“Love’s Executioner’’ by Irvin Yalom


“New Selected Poems: 1949-2009’’ by Dannie Abse

“What The Body Told’’ by Rafael Campo

“Gorgeous Mourning’’ by Alice Jones

“The Earth in the Attic’’ by Fady Joudah

“By Accident’’ by Amit Majmudar

“Torn’’ by C. Dale Young

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