During the last 15 months of clinical training I have tried to keep a few of my hobbies going despite the busy schedule. It was a piece of advice I’m glad I took and I found it valuable in finding some balance.  I read a variety of books and graphic novels in addition to listening to podcasts.


  • The Old Man and the Sea – Hemingway
  • Invitation to a Beheading – Nabokov
  • Philosophy of Medicine – Gifford
  • Good Omens – Pratchett & Gaiman
  • The Graveyard Book, Trigger Warning – Gaiman
  • Anathemas & Admirations, All Gall is Divided, The Trouble with Being Born – Cioran
  • Deschooling Society, Medical Nemesis – Illich
  • Great Science Fiction about Doctors – Conklin & Fabricant

Graphic Novels:

  • A Contract with God, Life on Another Planet, Minor Miracles – Eisner
  • Atomika – Abbinanti
  • Planetoid – Garing
  • The Airtight Garage – Moebius
  • Doctors – Shaw
  • Stitches – Small
  • The Hospital Suite – Porcellino
  • Sandman Overture – Gaiman & Williams
  • The Sleeper & The Spindle – Gaiman & Riddell
  • Hansel & Gretel – Gaiman & Mattotti

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