Read a Good Book: Compassionate Perspectives Digital Collection

In these unprecedented times of remote learning, social distancing, and teleworking mandates, it is important to stay connected. This reading collection highlights the human story behind the healthcare mission. For those now connecting to the Emory community remotely, many Library books and resources remain available to you digitally in ebook and even audiobook formats. See below for selected titles from our recent Compassionate Care Collection.  A full list of recommended tiles can be found here:

Looking for something else? Check out the Library Catalog DiscoverE to find eBooks on many more topics.

As always, Emory Librarians and Informationists are here to assist you and can be reached at Ask-A-Librarian with questions.

  1. [ebook] Ask Me About My Uterus: A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women’s Pain by Abby Norman, 2018
  2. [ebook] Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon by Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, 2011
  3. [ebook] Being mortal Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande, 2014 [also print]
  4. [ebook] Collaborative caring : stories and reflections on teamwork in health care by Suzanne Gordon, 2014
  5. [ebook] Humanity at the heart of practice : a study of ethics for health-care students and practitioners, 2019
  6. [ebook] The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, 2010 [also in audio]
  7. [ebook] Medical humanitarianism : ethnographies of practice by Sharon Abramowitz and Catherine Panter-Brick, 2015
  8. [ebook] Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness by Rita Charon, 2006
  9. [ebook] Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing by Victoria Sweet, 2018
  10. [ebook] Uncommon Wisdom: True Tales of What Our Lives As Doctors Have Taught Us About Love, Faith, And Healing by John E. Castaldo, 2010
  11. [ebook] When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi2016 [also audio]
  12. [audiobook] Brain on Fire by Susan Cahalan, 2012
  13. [audiobook] When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, 2016[also in eBook]
  14. [audiobook] The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, 2010 [also in eBook]