- Series: TED Books
- Hardcover: 96 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster/ TED; 1 edition (October 13, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1476784841
- ISBN-13: 978-1476784847
- Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.7 x 7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (68 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #25,795 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Laws of Medicine: Field Notes from an Uncertain Science (TED Books) 1st Edition
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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 Medicine, The 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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