I thought I’d do a write up ( of sorts ) of the books I have read that I think would make great Autumn Reading. I thought I’d start off with this one because it’s just AWESOME.
An interesting life, an interesting story- perfect for late night Autumn reading:
“A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country’s most famous museum of medical oddities”
I could tell you all about this book because I’ve read it about a half dozen times. But no spoilers. Read. This. Book.
It’s an adventure story.
Here’s a little video about the collection at the Mutter Museum
Do you know what a wet specimen is? Watch the video and you’ll find out.
I hope you’ll check this book out. If you do, please let me know in the comments what you thought of it.