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    • The Gene

    • An Intimate History
    • By: Siddhartha Mukherjee
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 19 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history, from best-selling, prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee. Spanning the globe and several centuries, The Gene is the story of the quest to decipher the master code that makes and defines humans, that governs our form and function. The story of the gene begins in an obscure Augustinian abbey in Moravia in 1856, where a monk stumbles on the idea of a 'unit of heredity'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 20 hours very well spent

    • By Judy Corstjens on 21-09-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Emperor of All Maladies

    • By: Siddhartha Mukherjee
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 20 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A comprehensive history of cancer – one of the greatest enemies of medical progress – and an insight into its effects and potential cures, by a leading expert on the illness. In The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddhartha Mukherjee, doctor, researcher and award-winning science writer, examines cancer with a cellular biologist’s precision, a historian’s perspective, and a biographer’s passion. The result is an astonishingly lucid and eloquent chronicle of a disease humans have lived with - and perished from - for more than five thousand years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I had no idea how little I knew about Cancer

    • By Judy Corstjens on 15-09-11

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Emperor of All Maladies

    • A Biography of Cancer
    • By: Siddhartha Mukherjee
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 22 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Emperor of All Maladies reveals the many faces of an iconic, shape-shifting disease that is the defining plague of our generation. The story of cancer is a story of human ingenuity, resilience, and perseverance but also of hubris, arrogance, paternalism, and misperception, all leveraged against a disease that, just three decades ago, was thought to be easily vanquished in an all-out "war against cancer".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding insight

    • By Eoin Scanlon on 20-09-18

    Regular price: £27.49

    • The Laws of Medicine

    • By: Siddhartha Mukherjee
    • Narrated by: Santino Fontana
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Brimming with fascinating historical details and modern medical wonders, this important audiobook is a fascinating glimpse into the struggles and "eureka!" moments that people outside of the medical profession rarely see. Written with Dr. Mukherjee's signature eloquence and passionate prose, The Laws of Medicine is a critical book not just for those in the medical profession but for everyone who is moved to better understand how their health and well-being are being treated.

    Regular price: £9.89

    • The New Yorker, January 8th 2018 (Louis Menand, Dana Goodyear, Siddhartha Mukherjee)

    • By: Louis Menand, Dana Goodyear, Siddhartha Mukherjee
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
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    In this issue: "Words of the Year" by Louis Menand: The importance of words; "Exposure" by Dana Goodyear: In the wake of scandal, can Hollywood change its ways; "Bodies at Rest and in Motion" by Siddhartha Mukherjee: The puzzle was not that my father was dying. It was that he was still alive; "Been There" by Louis Menand: The Presidential election of 1968; "Bespoke" by Anthony Lane: A review of The Phantom Thread.

    Regular price: £4.29

    • The New Yorker, April 3rd 2017 (Jeffrey Toobin, Siddhartha Mukherjee, Rachel Aviv)

    • By: Jeffrey Toobin, Siddhartha Mukherjee, Rachel Aviv
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
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    In this issue: "Case Studies" by Jeffrey Toobin; "The Algorithm Will See You Now" by Siddhartha Mukherjee; "The Apathetic" by Rachel Aviv; "Food Fights" by Jerome Groopman; and "Fake I.D.'s" by Emily Nussbaum.

    Regular price: £5.49

    • The New Yorker, May 2nd 2016 (Siddhartha Mukherjee, Eyal Press, David Denby)

    • By: Siddhartha Mukherjee, Eyal Press, David Denby
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
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    In this issue: "Money Trouble" by Amy Davidson; "Prince" by Vinson Cunningham; "Same but Different" by Siddhartha Mukherjee; "Madness" by Eyal Press; and "Sex and Sexier" by David Denby.

    Regular price: £5.49

    • The New Yorker, March 28th 2016 (Siddhartha Mukherjee, Andrew O'Hagan, Jeffrey Toobin)

    • By: Siddhartha Mukherjee, Andrew O'Hagan, Jeffrey Toobin
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
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    In this issue: "Court Politics" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Runs in the Family" by Siddhartha Mukherjee; "Imaginary Spaces" by Andrew O'Hagan; and "Mystery Trips" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: £5.49