Tag Archives: Henry Marsh

Reading Challenge from January 2015

It’s Mother’s Day here in France – so go ahead and indulge me. Am totally smitten by a beautiful yet much unneeded book I ended up buying (myself, any excuse) in W H Smith on the rue de Rivoli just recently … Continue reading

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Wellcome Trust Book Prize – winner announced 28th April 2015, and “The Iceberg: A Memoir” by Marion Coutts (2014) – book review

The 2015 winner of the perhaps not so well known “Wellcome Book Prize” has just been announced from its shortlist. Established all the way back in 1936, the Trust is the UK’s largest non-governmental source of funds for biomedical research, … Continue reading

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“Do No Harm – Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery” by Henry Marsh (2014) – book review

“What a bloody, splendid book” (The Observer). If K had not recommended this book, I probably couldn’t have touched it with a barge pole. Famous in the family for fainting and banging my head on radiators when children have picked … Continue reading

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‘Readers’ Ten Best Books of 2014′ – book list from The Guardian

These are the new books that The Guardian readers voted their favourites of 2014 : “The Paying Guests” by Sarah Waters – read, 10/10 “Do No Harm – Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery” by Henry Marsh – read, 10/10 … Continue reading

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