Current Reviews

One of the Five Best books on doctors' lives …compelling and wonderfully told.
The Wall Street Journal

Jacobs' exquisite biography of the man who helped make Hodgkin's disease a curable condition is also an insight into the adventures of scientific inquiry and the mavericks who make it happen.
San Francisco Chronicle

So beautifully done…deserves wide readership
Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone

A riveting read, meticulously covering a time of dramatic creativity in American medicine while revealing the personal infighting that took place behind the scenes
The Pharos

An accurate account of an extraordinary story in medical history…told through the lives of individual patients and their heart-wrenching tales.
Jounal of the American College of Radiology