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THE DEATH OF CANCER: After Fifty Years on the Front Lines of Medicine, a Pioneering Oncologist Reveals Why the War on Cancer Is Winnable—and How We Can Get There by Vincent T. DeVita, Jr., M.D., Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn
THREE STARRED REVIEWS! “DeVita blends crisp writing and a gift for explaining complicated scientific concepts clearly with deep knowledge, passion, and wit. The book is by turns entertaining and maddening but always fascinating. Highly recommended for all readers interested in cancer or medical research.”
Library Journal, starred review

THE END OF MEMORY: A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer’s by Jay Ingram
“In this riveting tale of Alzheimer’s disease, Canadian science writer Ingram elegantly traces the history of the persistent and devastating ailment and the many medical researchers who have contributed to the public’s understanding of it. With crackerjack storytelling and fast-paced prose…Ingram’s first-rate medical writing makes this excellent history a must-read.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

THE BRAIN ELECTRIC: The Dramatic High-Tech Race to Merge Minds and Machines by Malcolm Gay
“Gay’s THE BRAIN ELECTRIC is, all at once, one of the most fascinating and exasperating books you will ever read. Why? Because it is about the almost unspeakably primitive drills and butcher knives that some of today’s leading scientists are using to try to bring about the extraordinary future we so often picture in science-fiction movies.” — Scientific American

THE HEART HEALERS: The Misfits, Mavericks, and Rebels Who Created the Greatest Medical Breakthrough of Our Lives by James Forrester, M.D.
The compelling story of how scientists and doctors learned to save the human heart by one of the men who made it possible. “Fascinating and universally relevant.”
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SPOOKY ACTION AT A DISTANCE: The Phenomenon That Reimagines Space and Time—and What It Means for Black Holes, the Big Bang, and Theories of Everything by George Musser
An “accessible and imaginative book” (Publishers Weekly) that voyages to the frontier of modern physics. “An endlessly surprising foray into the current mother of physics’ many knotty mysteries, the solving of which may unveil the weirdness of quantum particles, black holes, and the essential unity of nature.” Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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