MHC Home Home of the Harriet P. Henry Center for the Book
Literature & Medicine:
Humanities at the Heart of Health Care
home page
Program Information
Partnering States
Press & Presentations
Synapse, e-magazine
Contact Us

  • W;t by Margaret Edson

  • Medical Reader's Theater: A Guide and Scripts ed. T.L. Savitt

  • "A Nurse's Story" from A Nurse's Story and Others by Peter Baida

  • Regeneration by Pat Barker

  • Ship Fever by Andrea Barrett

  • The Plague by Albert Camus

  • "We are Nighttime Travelers" from Emperor of the Air by Ethan Canin

  • Cathedral by Raymond Carver

  • He's at the Office by Allan Gurganus

  • You Are Not A Stranger Here by Adam Haslett

  • The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

  • The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

  • The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien

  • Tell Me a Riddle by Tillie Olsen

  • "People Like That Are the Only People Here" from Birds of America by Lorrie Moore

  • Pale Horse, Pale Rider by Katherine Anne Porter

  • Lying Awake by Mark Salzman

  • The Death of Ivan Illyich by Leo Tolstoy

  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby

  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman

  • Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande

  • Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder

  • Nurses at the Front: Writing the Wounds of the Great War by Margaret R. Higonnet

  • "On Being a Cripple" from Plain Text by Nancy Mairs

  • Turkegee's Truths: Rethinking the Tuskegee Syphilis Study (Studies in Social Medicine) edited by Susan Reverby

  • Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams

  • Without by Donald Hall

  • Otherwise: Collected Poems by Jane Kenyon

  • Rehab at the Florida Avenue Grill, poems by Veneta Masson

  • The Book of Job trans. Stephen Mitchell

  • Between the Heart Beats: Poetry & Prose by Nurses edited by Cortney Davis and Judy Schaefer




updated March, 2005

  The Maine Humanities Council
Home of the Harriet P. Henry Center for the Book

For additional information about the Council and its programs,
please write, call or e-mail us:
674 Brighton Avenue, Portland, ME 04102

Phone: (207) 773-5051        Fax: (207) 773-2416

© Maine Humanities Council, 2002—2008
Please contact Donna Jones at West End Webs for questions or problems with the web site.