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Atul Gawande's Writing

Whenever you ask me about books and articles that interpreters should read, I come up with a blank. This morning, though, there was an article in the “New York Times” about Atul Gawande, a surgeon whose essays I have been reading in “The New Yorker” for years. I love them because they look at medicine in a human and philosophical way. I find them very easy to read — because the language is clear and there is a story — but not simplistic, particularly because they look at imperfection.

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/03/books/03atul.html?_r=1&oref=slogin