Last week, we published a round-up of medical-themed books to keep you busy through the holidays (and well beyond!). We've got a few more below, submitted by our staff and Twitter followers. Between the two lists, we suspect you'll be busy until next year!

Bathsheba's Breast: Women, Cancer and History
James S. Olson
Suggested by Dr. Alexandra Easson, PMH: "It is a very readable history of the impact and management of breast cancer. Very interesting."

The Making of a Surgeon
Dr. William Nolan

Suggested by Dr. Fateh Bazerbachi, Multi-Organ Transplant Program, TGH: "one of the best surgery memoirs I have ever read. I highly recommend it to be on the list."


Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-Being
Esther Sternberg
Suggested by Dr. Michael Gardam, Director, Infection Prevention and Control: "on appropriate health care design"

Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives
Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler
Suggested by Dr. Michael Gardam, Director, Infection Prevention and Control: "on the importance of social networks in our health and behaviour" 

We also asked our Twitter followers, who came up with a few more ideas.

From @zengarden17 (both books were on our original list):

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From @SafeCareLibrary:

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The Power of Positive Deviance: How Unlikely Innovators Solve the World's Toughest Problems
Richard Pascale, Jerry Sternin, and Monique Sternin

Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals: How One Doctor's Checklist Can Help Us Change Health Care from the Inside Out
Peter Pronovost and Eric Vohr

From @creativartprac:


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Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, Inquiries for Hope and Change
Cheryl McLean and Robert Kelly (Eds.)


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