From Publishers Weekly
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some silly ideas at the start but some excellent perceptions later onPublished 3 months ago by Robert S. Leiken
Heartbreaking, and uplifting, for patients, physicians, and lay people alikePublished 6 months ago by runemc27
Great book, minus second half which I could have done without, I disagree with the editing decision to include that part. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Meghan Hall
Although a well-recognized employee of NYTimes I found this book tepid at best.
I just didn't get a sense of his soul in this journey. Read more
If you or anyone close to you is going through a serious illness, this is a must read. It is a quick, beautifully written, sad but often marvelously amusing account of a man's... Read morePublished 17 months ago by LB
Broyard accomplishes the astonishing feat of finding beauty amid the ugly experience of cancer. His ability to describe his illness with such poetic grace lifts this book to five... Read morePublished on January 22, 2013 by Westwood Village Reviews
I stumbled upon this gorgeously poignant book in 1997 while I agonized about the prospect of losing my dad who was dying of pulmonary fibrosis. Read morePublished on June 2, 2010 by Urbun Scrawler