What hopes and dreams, fears and insecurities, shameful desires and petty irritations lurk behind the gloriously bouncy waves and flashbulb-ready smile of Kate Middleton—sorry, of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge? Is she content to play the part of the perfect princess, or does she ever chafe at her golden chains? And what does she really think of Elizabeth II’s pastel suits and stiff upper lip?
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande is an instant classic. Beautifully written with stories of men and woman, old and young, faced with difficult decisions. I believe we are only beginning to work our way through this topic.