The Best of the Bellevue Literary Review

The Best of the Bellevue Literary Review


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ISBN-13: 9781934137048
Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press
Publication date: 02/01/2008
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, DLitt (Hon), is an attending physician in the medical clinic at Bellevue Hospital, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine. She divides her time between seeing patients, teaching medical students and residents, editing and writing. Dr. Ofri is the Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of the Bellevue Literary Review. Sherwin B. Nuland is Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine and a Fellow at Yale's Institute for Social and Policy Studies. He is the author of a number of books, among them HOW WE LIVE, and HOW WE DIE, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction.

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The Best of the Bellevue Literary Review 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
detailmuse on LibraryThing 24 days ago
A 2008 anthology of ~90 short stories, essays, and poems drawn from the NYU School of Medicine¿s semi-annual literary journal.Each entry deals in some way with illness or coping, although sometimes minimally and often peripherally. There are doctors and hospitals, but most of the pieces are about people in ordinary community. Combined, they threaten toward darkness. Yet in the midst there¿s a hilarious, satirical fantasy, and poems that leave me with a "Wow!"All of the writing is first-rate -- after nearly every entry, I found myself flipping to the contributor bios in the back to learn more about the writer. Profoundly moving and highly recommended.
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