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Appeal of the book: A poignant exploration of life, death, and purpose.

Recommendations: 1. This book could be a good read for someone who wants to deeply ponder the meaning of life and the fragility of our existence. Kalanithi's personal journey and philosophical musings make for a thought-provoking and emotional read. 2. If you're interested in gaining insight into the unique perspective of a doctor-turned-patient, this book offers an intimate and honest portrayal. Kalanithi's empathetic storytelling brings into focus the complexities of the doctor-patient relationship and the emotional challenges of facing mortality. 3. When Breath Becomes Air is not just a book about death, but rather a celebration of life. It reminds us of the preciousness of every moment and the importance of finding purpose and meaning in our own lives.

When Breath Becomes Air : THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER

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ISBN: 9781784701994
Estimated First-hand Retail Price: ₱742.05
Authors: Paul Kalanithi
Publisher: Vintage
Date of Publication: 2016-01-01
Format: Paperback
Goodreads rating: 4.4
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At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live.When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi’s transformation from a medical student asking what makes a virtuous and meaningful life into a neurosurgeon working in the core of human identity – the brain – and finally into a patient and a new father.
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Appeal of the book: A poignant exploration of life, death, and purpose.

Recommendations: 1. This book could be a good read for someone who wants to deeply ponder the meaning of life and the fragility of our existence. Kalanithi's personal journey and philosophical musings make for a thought-provoking and emotional read. 2. If you're interested in gaining insight into the unique perspective of a doctor-turned-patient, this book offers an intimate and honest portrayal. Kalanithi's empathetic storytelling brings into focus the complexities of the doctor-patient relationship and the emotional challenges of facing mortality. 3. When Breath Becomes Air is not just a book about death, but rather a celebration of life. It reminds us of the preciousness of every moment and the importance of finding purpose and meaning in our own lives.