Taking the World in for Repairs by Richard Selzer

A collection of a dozen short stories, essays, and memoirs originally published in 1986, and now available in trade paperback. Richard Selzer retired as a surgeon in 1984 to write about his profession. His books include Letters to a Young Doctor, Confessions of a Knife, Mortal Lessons, Rituals of Surgery, and most recent, Raising the Dead.

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The 1209th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 100 Major Works of Modern Creative Nonfiction (About.com)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Taking the World in for Repairs Hardcover 2523386 $37.87 $2.00 1986
Taking the World in for Repairs Paperback 4259852 $39.20 $2.00 1994
Taking the World in for Repairs Paperback 1923908 $15.01 $3.32 1987