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Chicago Tribune, July 20, 2011
" "County" is a landmark book, brave and angry and indispensable" .... Julia Keller, Cultural Critic
"With the nation's focus on a national health-care policy providing quality medical services to citizens regardless of race, ethnicity and income level, Ansell's expose will shock and motivate readers to take a stand on the issue-" Publisher's Weekly
"..when it comes to the stories of his patients, many of whom he cared for over decades, from clinic to hospital to funeral, Dr. Ansell soars-" New York Times
"His gift for describing the connections between social forces and medical care, coupled with the vivid patient stories interspersed with trenchant critiques of the politics of health care, make this work stand out-" Library Journal
The Wall Street Journal, December 20, 2011
Laura Landro, Healing Reads (one of) " The Year's Five Best Books"
Excellent account of daily life at Cook County Hospital and the efforts by house staff to improve medical care for its patients. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert P. Younes
David Ansell offers his personal reflections as a resident and then junior attending in internal medicine at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Read morePublished 4 months ago by K. Feucht
Dr. Ansell has a keen eye for what plaques our healthcare system and does a good job describing it out of his own experience working in the chicago's public hospital.Published 4 months ago by daniel
I've worked with Dr Ansell on occasion, and know him to be a very compassionate, immensely caring, and deeply committed physician. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Phillip L. Hoover
Insightful book about the inequities of healthcare in one of the largest cities in the US. I loved the fight and internal drive of Dr. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mrodm689
This book is well written and is a history lesson of the trials and tribulations of this era. The book is surprisingly well written, is totally engaging and has just the right... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Angus the Audi