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2011


Additional Resources for Cutting for Stone:

Additional related resources for the themes of this novel:



About the book Cutting for Stone

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Watch the 5 City TV presentation with Lincoln librarians Layne, Lisa and Scott discussing this book! (above)




Watch the publisher's official "book trailer" for this title! (above)



About Abraham Verghese

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Excerpts from Cutting for Stone

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Reviews of Cutting for Stone

On-Line Critical Reviews of Cutting for Stone

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Interviews with Abraham Verghese

Interested in reading (or listening to, or watching) some interviews with Abraham Verghese? The following list of links will take you to several print or audio interviews he has participated in, covering his book, Cutting for Stone.



Discussion Questions for Cutting for Stone

Are you leading a book group for Cutting for Stone but need some good topics to get the discussions going? Or are you looking for an opportunity to gather with other readers and discuss this book?



The Topics and Themes of the Book

You'll find articles about the various themes and subjects of Cutting for Stone, in the following subscription databases available here through the libraries' "Research Resources." Have your library card # and PIN (personal identification number, a.k.a. "password") handy to log into these databases:

Ethiopia

Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of Ethiopia, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about Ethiopia:



Twins

Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of Twins, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about the Twins:



The Culture of India

Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of The Culture of India, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:

Here are some selected web sites related to the subject of The Culture of India, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:



Political Revolution

Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of Political Revolution, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:

Here are some selected web sites containing information related to the subject of Political Revolution:



Obstetric Fistula

Here are some selected web sites containing information about Obstetric Fistula, the field that Shiva Stone works within in Cutting for Stone:



Transplants

Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of Transplants, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about Transplants, specifically focusing on liver transplants:



Doctor/Patient Relations

Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of Doctor/Patient Relations, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about Doctor/Patient Relations:


Modern medicine is in danger of losing a powerful, old-fashioned tool: human touch. Physician and writer Abraham Verghese describes our strange new world where patients are merely data points, and calls for a return to the traditional one-on-one physical exam! (above)



Other Communities reading Cutting for Stone

Book Clubs or Other Programs

Cutting for Stone has been has been selected by several local and regional book clubs throughout the United States since it was released in 2009. The following are those with information and/or discussion comments available electronically -- most local groups do not put their post-discussion comments online.

If You Liked Cutting for Stone

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What Other Communities Are Reading

One Book Reading Promotion Projects (Library of Congress Center for the Book)



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