When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi - this inspiring, exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmountable odds as an idealistic young neurosurgeon attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living?
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.
The popular Fox crime drama Bones, which features a forensic anthropologist partnered with an FBI agent, is loosely based on the Temperance Brennan series of novels by Kathy Reichs. The first book is called Deja Dead.