A moving and poignant reflection on life and death.
“When Breath Becomes Air” is a memoir by Paul Kalanithi, a neurosurgeon who was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36. The book is a reflection on his life and his search for meaning in the face of death. Kalanithi writes about his experiences as a doctor and a patient, and his struggle to come to terms with his mortality. He also explores the themes of mortality, purpose, and identity, and asks what makes life worth living.
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The book is a moving and poignant reflection on life and death. Kalanithi writes with honesty and clarity, and his prose is both beautiful and haunting. He describes his experiences with cancer in a way that is both raw and real, and his reflections on life and death are profound and thought-provoking. The book is a testament to the power of the human spirit and the resilience of the human soul.
“This Pulitzer Prize finalist is a powerful and moving memoir that explores the themes of life, death, and the search for meaning.”
The Book Guide® Editor
Kalanithi’s writing is honest and insightful, and his reflections on his experiences as a doctor and a patient are both poignant and thought-provoking. The book is a testament to the power of the human spirit and the resilience of the human soul, and it is a must-read for anyone who has ever grappled with the meaning of life.
When Breath Becomes Air (2016) by Paul KalanithiWhen Breath Becomes Air (2016) by Paul Kalanithi
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