Title Profile & Character Information

The Emperor of All Maladies

Annotation
A leading cancer specialist and assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University offers a history of cancer and its treatment, starting all the way back with the Persian queen Atossa. Not for folks who want how-to or memoir; this is deep. With a three-city tour.

Awards
2010  Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year
2010  New York Times Editors' Choice
2010  New York Times Notable Books of the Year
2011  Pulitzer Prize
2011  Guardian First Book Award
2012  American Library Association Notable Books

GenreNonFiction
Health, Mind and Body
Medical
Science
Sociological
TopicsCancer
Cancer treatment
Cancer patients
Medicine
Medical research
Scientific research
Science history
Doctors
Patients
Drugs
World history