Books by Michelle Au

An Atlanta-based anesthesiologist, Michelle Au has chronicled, with great humor and insight, the uneasy intersection of life and medicine in her blog, the Underwear Drawer, for the past seven years. Now Au’s provocative insights on motherhood, medicine and more are collected in her memoir, This Won’t Hurt a Bit (And Other White Lies), out this week. See what Au had to say about her book in this interview with Kirkus. Photo credit: Hachette

Released: May 11, 2011

"An upbeat memoir by a woman still imbued with the idealism to serve, but also to be there for her husband and two sons."
An account of medicine, marriage and motherhood, executed with style and enough humor to offset the not-always-happy endings for patients. Read full book review >