The Best Books I Read in 2015

Previous editions: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Atul Gawande The author, a surgeon, explores how end-of-life care in the U.S. developed and why its outcomes are so often poor, as his own father nears death. He suggests that thoughtful treatment choices be guided by the patient’s reflection […]