Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Language: English UK / Other
Paperback: 256 Pages
Product Dimension (L x W x H): 13.10 x 19.80 x 1.60 CM
Shipping Weight: 0.18 KgPeriplus Bestseller Rank:
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This story of Dr. Kalanithi really opens up horizon that anything bad could happen in life, unpredictable, but he managed to get on with it til the very end.
With his profession as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi understands the thin line between life and death. Paul began his memoir with experiences of dealing with patients with extraordinary diseases verdict that make their life will never be the same as before and a short life expectancy. Followed by his own experience of getting a similar verdict as experienced by his patients. He strives his best to face the death and use his final short time to give meaning to his life, his family and the people around him. These experiences are beautifully told, poetic and touching to the bottom of the heart and soul of human. In this book Paul Kalanithi reminds the reader that life won’t last... See More
Existentialism never gets old and this book proves it. Paul wasn’t only a good writer and storyteller but a brave man as well. In the face of death, he chose to embrace it and deepened his understanding about life, death, and existence. This book gave me a glimpse of the process of a man’s search for the meaning of his life. Reading this book brought me to a better understanding of life in general and specifically my own..
What will you do if your life has been decided by The Kaplan-Meier statistics? You builded your prospect future then you have to decide that countless efforts after all this time is... nothing. I don’t know what will i am going to do T-T I had mixed feeling after reading this book—kind of angry, sad, and... empathy? Reading this book will emphasize your emotions toward life and death. That is life and death isn’t something to be afraid.
I tried to put all of my fiction books and get the non-fiction one. So, I bought this.
I know this is going to be sad, but I bought it anyway. And when it arrived, I read this in one sit. This is truly beautiful.
Yesterday, Paul was a doctor that treat the patients, but then He's the one that got the treatment.