ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY FOUR

From Letting Go by Atul Gawande in The New Yorker.   In 1985, the paleontologist and writer Stephen Jay Gould published an extraordinary essay entitled “The Median Isn’t the Message,” after he had been given a diagnosis, three years earlier, of abdominal mesothelioma, a rare and lethal cancer usually associated with asbestos exposure. He went toContinue reading “ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY FOUR”