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Gretl Lam on Alan and Marcia Emery's "Medicine and Art"

"This is an excellent resource for readers who are seeking a concise yet fascinating introduction to the intersection between art history and medicine, which will whet their curiosity and serve as a launching point for further exploration."

Carol Schilling on Carol Levine's anthology "Living in the Land of Limbo: Fiction and Poetry about Family Caregiving"

"Carol Levine's anthology of stories and poems about the intimate caregiving that takes place within families and among friends and lovers reminds us that the experience of illness reaches beyond clinicians and patients."

Tony Miksanek on John Toomey's short story What the Dying Heart Says

"This short story packs quite a punch of pathos and ethical quandary. Given its brevity and unique perspective, it would make good reading for medical students and residents rotating through ICU, neurology, and trauma services."

Lois Nixon on Ronna Wineberg's early-20th-century coming-of-age novel On Bittersweet Place

"Wineberg presents an insight into a world unknown and unimagined by most readers, but a world that has become increasingly familiar in our changing times."

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  • 164 Visual Art Annotations
  • 2609 Literature Annotations
  • 252 Performing Art Annotations
  • 93 Artists
  • 1668 Authors
  • 141 Keywords