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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by [Siddhartha Mukherjee]
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“It’s time to welcome a new star in the constellation of great writer-doctors.”--Washington Post

“Magisterial… A small miracle of insight, scope, pace, structure and lucidity.”—Cleveland Plain Dealer

“This volume should earn Mukherjee a rightful place alongside Carl Sagan, Stephen Jay Gould, and Stephen Hawking in the pantheon of our epoch's great explicators.”—Boston Globe

About the Author

Siddhartha Mukherjee is the author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction, and The Laws of Medicine. He is the editor of Best Science Writing 2013. Mukherjee is an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and a cancer physician and researcher. A Rhodes scholar, he graduated from Stanford University, University of Oxford, and Harvard Medical School. He has published articles in Nature, The New England Journal of MedicineThe New York Times, and Cell. He lives in New York with his wife and daughters. Visit his website at: SiddharthaMukherjee.com

 

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  • File size : 10200 KB
  • Publication date : November 16, 2010
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 597 pages
  • Publisher : Scribner; Reprint edition (November 16, 2010)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B003UYUP58
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Enabled
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