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Medicine in Literature

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The books in our collection range from fiction and non-fiction (medical history, medical ethics and memoirs) to graphic novels and poetry.
Browse books by medical topic

You can search the collection for books that deal with a particular medical theme, topic or condition by just typing the name into the second line of the Library Search box.
Here are some topics that we have several books on:

Graphic Medicine
Steve Haines - Anxiety Is Really Strange
Steve Haines - Trauma Is Really Strange
Steve Haines - Pain Is Really Strange
Ian Williams - The Bad Doctor
Ellen Forney - Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me
Katie Green - Lighter Than My Shadow
Neurocomic - Matteo Farinella
Ross Mackintosh - Seeds
Nicola Streeten - Billy, Me & You
Sarah Leavitt - Tangles
David Small - Stitches: A Memoir
Daryl Cunningham - Psychiatric Tales
Frederik Peeters - Blue Pills: A Positive Love Story
Marisa Acocella Marchetto - Cancer Vixen
David B. - Epileptic
Brian Fies - Mom's Cancer
Harvey Pekar - Our Cancer Year