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- Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 14.00
The life and work of the great Italian Renaissance artist and scientist Leonardo da Vinci (1452?1519) have proved endlessly fascinating for generations. In Leonardo da Vinci, Sherwin Nuland completes his twenty-year quest to understand an unlettered man who was a painter, architect, engineer, philosopher, mathematician, and scientist. What was it that... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
In his landmark book How We Die , Sherwin B. Nuland profoundly altered our perception of the end of life. Now in The Art of Aging , Dr. Nuland steps back to explore the impact of aging on our minds and bodies, strivings and relationships. Melding a scientist?s passion for truth with a humanist?s understanding of the heart and soul, Nuland has created... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 25.00
?Life is short, and the Art so long; the occasion fleeting; experience fallacious; and judgment difficult. The physician must not only be prepared to do what is right himself, but also to make the patient, the attendants, and the externals, cooperate.? ?attributed to Hippocrates, c. 400 B.C.E. The award-winning author of How We Die and The Art... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
A writer renowned for his insight into the mysteries of the body now gives us a lambent and profoundly moving book about the mysteries of family. At its center lies Sherwin Nuland?s Rembrandtesque portrait of his father, Meyer Nudelman, a Jewish garment worker who came to America in the early years of the last century but remained an eternal outsider.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Part of the Jewish Encounter series Moses Maimonides was a Renaissance man before there was a Renaissance: a great physician who served a sultan, a dazzling Torah scholar, a community leader, a daring philosopher whose greatest work? The Guide for the Perplexed ?attempted to reconcile scientific knowledge with faith in God. He was a Jew living... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 9.34
There are many books intended to help people deal with the trauma of bereavement, but few which explore the reality of death itself. How We Die sets out to explain exactly what happens to each of us when we die. Sherwin B. Nuland - with over 30 years' experience as a surgeon - explains in detail the processes which take place in the body and strips... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
How does medical science advance? Popular historians would have us believe that a few heroic individuals, possessing superhuman talents, lead an unselfish quest to better the human condition. But as renowned Yale surgeon and medical historian Sherwin B. Nuland shows in this brilliant collection of linked life portraits, the theory bears little resemblance... more...