Books can be an incredible source of solace, inspiration and enrichment. What books have been influential in your life?

Here’s a few to whet your appetite… (all with a little nod to medicine, either being written by a doctor, or having a focus on health/illness)

This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales

On the Move: A Life by Oliver Sacks

Memoirs of an Addicted Brain: A Neuroscientist Examines his Former Life on Drugs by Marc Lewis

Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s by John Elder Robison