Richard Selzer

Richard Selzer was an American surgeon and author known for his essays and stories that blend the art of writing with the practice of medicine.


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  1. 1. Taking the World in for Repairs

    "Taking the World in for Repairs" is a collection of short stories that explore the human condition through a variety of lenses. The author, a surgeon, uses his medical background to delve into the complexities of life and death, love and loss, and the inherent beauty and tragedy of the human experience. Each story offers a unique perspective on life's most profound questions, providing readers with thought-provoking insights into the nature of humanity.

    The 6622nd Greatest Book of All Time