Recommended Books about
Medical Training and Writing







Books about medical training that I recommend:
 
 
On Call: A Doctorís Days and Nights in Residency by Emily Transue
 
 
Hot Lights, Cold Steel: Life, Death and Sleepless Nights in a Surgeonís First Years by Michael J. Collins
 
 
Intern Blues: The Timeless Classic About the Making of a Doctor, by Robert Marion
 
 
Intern: A Doctorís Initiation by Sandeep Jauhar
 
 
Final Exam: A Surgeonís Refections on Mortality by Pauline W. Chen
 
 
Complications: A Surgeonís Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande
 
 
In Stitches by Anthony Youn
 
 
Trauma Junkie: Memoirs of an Emergency Flight Nurse by Janice Hudson
 
 
Singular Intimacies. Becoming a Doctor at Bellevue, by  Danielle Ofri
 
 
Paramedic: On the Front Lines of Medicine, by Peter Canning
 
 
Emergency! True Stories From The Nationís ERs, by Mark Brown
 
 
Angels in the ER: Inspiring True stories from an emergency room doctor, by Robert D Lesslie
 
 
 
 
Books about writing that I recommend:
 
 
The Complete Idiotís Guide to Book Proposals & Query Letters, by Marilyn Allen and Coleen OíShea
 
 
Thinking Like Your Editor: How to Write Serious Nonfictionóand Get It Published, by Susan Rabiner and Alfred Fortunato
 
 
Write the Perfect Book Proposal. 10 Proposals that Sold and Why, by Jeff Herman and Deborah M. Adams
 
 
Be Your Own Literary Agent. The Ultimate Insiderís Guide to Getting Published, by Martin P. Levin
 
 
Leaving a Trace. The Art of Transforming a Life into Stories, by Alexandra Johnson
 
 
Courage & Craft. Writing Your Life into Story, by Barbara Abercrombie
 
 
Story Craft. The Complete Guide to Writing Narrative Nonfiction, by Jack Hart
 
 
Writing from Life. Telling Your Soulís Story, by Susan Wittig Albert 
 
 
 
 


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