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Book Review - When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

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"Human knowledge is never contained in one person. It grows from the relationships we create between each other and the world, and still it is never complete." - Paul Kalanithi, When breath become airWhen Breath Becomes Airby Paul Kalanithi
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When Breath Become Air is a memoir of a young neurosurgery resident, who in his final year of residency is diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. With the future plans of becoming a neurosurgeon-neuroscientist and a writer now on the back burner, Paul takes us through his journey of fulfilling dreams and assimilating the inevitable aspect of life and death.
Paul had a masters in English literature before he chose to study science and medicine. He was an exceptional neurosurgeon, who wanted to venture into neuroscience and contribute more to the field of medicine. He could not fulfil his dream of becoming a neuroscientist, but he lived long enough to write this book with the sole purpose of helping everyone understand the concept of…