"A whip-smart read."--Becky Lang"Discover" (10/23/2013)
From the Inside Flap
Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of Emperor of All Maladies, Pulitzer Prize Winner
"Malignant is a beneficent book, a tough gift for all of us. Iweneed this scholarly, angry, intimate, objective, smart, moving book that teaches us how to endure and even maybe thrive in the rubble.’"
-- Donna Haraway, author of Simians, Cyborgs, and Women
"Malignant is the most important book about cancer in decades. Lochlann Jain brilliantly compels us to look straight into its metastases and cultural malignancies. In cancer's claws we find, not just the limits of existence, but also a poetics of resistance."
-- Jonathan Metzl MD, PhD, author of The Protest Psychosis
I found myself entertained, informed, surprised and ultimately transformed by this wonderful narrative.”
-- Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone