December 24, 2008

News & Opinion: WSJ to the Rescue

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 10:05 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Laura Landro of the Wall Street Joural had a very interesting list published in today's paper. It is a look at some Health Books You'll Actually Want to Read. The five covered in depth are:
  • My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor, Viking
  • The Light Within: The Extraordinary Friendship of a Doctor and Patient Brought Together by Cancer by Lois M. Ramondetta and Deborah Rose Sills, William Morrow & Company
  • Hospital: Man, Woman, Birth, Death, Infinity, Plus Red Tape, Bad Behavior, Money, God and Diversity on Steroids by Julie Salamon, Penguin Press
  • Against Medical Advice by James Patterson & Hal Friedman, Little Brown & Company
  • The Way We Work: Getting to Know the Amazing Human Body by David Macaulay, Houghton Mifflin Company
  • Also recommended are:
  • It's Good to Know a Miracle: Dani's Story: One Family's Struggle With Leukemia," by Jay and Sue Shotel, Gordian Knot Books
  • A Life Worth Living: A Doctor's Reflections on Illness in a High-Tech Era by Robert Martensen, Farrar Straus & Giroux
  • Hippocrates' Shadow: Secrets From the House of Medicine by David H. Newman, Scribner
  • You: Being Beautiful by Michael F. Roizen & Mehmet C. Oz, Free Press
  • Critical: What We Can Do About the Health-Care Crisis by Tom Daschle, Thomas Dunne Books
  • You can find the original article here.

    About Dylan Schleicher

    Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.