This month's selection is Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawanda. Books are available at the 3rd floor Adult Services Reference Desk starting February 23.
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Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending. Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, Gawande asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end.
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