Books by Sherwin B. Nuland

THE UNCERTAIN ART by Sherwin B. Nuland
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: May 27, 2008

"A slightly scattershot collection, but, as usual for Nuland, more hits than misses."
An assortment of essays by National Book Award winner Nuland (Surgery/Yale; The Art of Aging: A Doctor's Prescription for Well-Being, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >
MAIMONIDES by Sherwin B. Nuland
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 4, 2005

"A fine distillation."
A portrait in brief of a remarkable scholar/philosopher/physician of the 12th century, and an examination of the long tradition of Jewish healing. Read full book review >
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Oct. 13, 2003

"A revealing account of a time, a place, and an unfortunate individual depicted here as his own worst enemy."
In the first of Norton's New Discoveries series on scientific breakthroughs, NBA-winner Nuland (How We Die, 1994, etc.) puts into proper historical context the achievements of a pioneering obstetrician. Read full book review >
LOST IN AMERICA by Sherwin B. Nuland
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 17, 2003

"Charring and eloquent."
A dark, distressful, and deeply felt memoir of life with father—and its aftershocks—by National Book Award–winner Nuland (How We Die, 1994, etc.). Read full book review >
THE MYSTERIES WITHIN by Sherwin B. Nuland
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Released: Feb. 18, 2000

"Just let articulate atheists and miraculous doctors like Nuland keep on extending the lives of the faith healers."
A briskly surgical removal of the harmful nodes of legend infesting medical science. Read full book review >
THE WISDOM OF THE BODY by Sherwin B. Nuland
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: May 5, 1997

"To read this book is to share his awe. (8 drawings, not seen) (First printing of 200,000)"
 From the author of the National Book Awardwinning How We Die (1994), another eloquent, thought-provoking dissertation, this time on what we are. Read full book review >
HOW WE DIE by Sherwin B. Nuland
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Released: Feb. 3, 1994

"Strong stuff: not for those who prefer to cling to comforting illusions about life's end."
 A sobering look at the clinical reality of death by a physician who wants it known that ``we rarely go gentle into that good night.'' Nuland (Yale Medical School; Doctors, 1988) takes the position that if we know the truth about the physical process of dying, we can rid ourselves of both our fears and our false expectations. Read full book review >