The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
Surgical resident Atul Gawande talks with Diane about his book, Complications (Metropolitan) which takes as its starting point his own experiences in operating and emergency rooms to explore the mistakes, hunches, uncertainty and coping skills that go into the very human practice of medicine.
- Dr. Atul Gawande Author, staff writer for New Yorker, surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health
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