The campus reading selection When Breath becomes Air is the first of four Inclusive Book Group selections for 2021-2022. See the MyVU announcement here.
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Wednesday, August 4, Noon – 1 p.m.
You can find limited e-book copies available through Central Library’s service desk.
Excerpted from the NY Times book review by Janet Maslin, “Dr. Abraham Verghese suggests not only reading When Breath Becomes Air but also listening to the overwhelming response it prompts in you. I guarantee that finishing this book and then forgetting about it is simply not an option. There is so much here that lingers, and not just about matters of life and death: One of the most poignant things about Dr. Kalanithi’s story is that he had postponed learning how to live while pursuing his career in neurosurgery. By the time he was ready to enjoy a life outside the operating room, what he needed to learn was how to die.”