BIOE 301/362 - Bioengineering and World Health

Recommended Reading

Here are some recommended books related to the course:

Ambulance Girl, Jane Stern

Bald in the Land of Big Hair, Joni Rodgers

Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science, Atul Gawande

Expecting Adam, Martha Beck

The Gifts of the Body, Rebecca Brown

Love in the Driest Season, Neely Tucker

Mountains Beyond Mountains, Tracy Kidder

Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus That Caused It, Gina Kolata

Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich

AIDS and its Metaphor, Susan Sontag

Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe

The Sex Lives of Cannibals, J. Maarten Troost

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, Anne Fadiman

The Great Influenza, John M. Barry

Race Against Time, Stephen Lewis

We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families, Philip Gourevitch





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