Sandeep Jauhar | Review: “A History of the Heart, That Most Vital of Organs” – The New York Times Book Review
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Review: “A History of the Heart, That Most Vital of Organs” The New York Times Book Review

Review: “A History of the Heart, That Most Vital of Organs” The New York Times Book Review

Heart is chock-full of absorbing tales that infuse fresh air into a topic that is often relegated to textbooks or metaphors about pumps, plumbing or love..

Most chapters launch with a riveting scene: a patient in the thick of getting a heart transplant, say, or having open-heart surgery. You feel as if you’re watching an episode of a medical television drama. Before we find out what happens, Jauhar takes us back in time to explain the discoveries that made all of these advances possible…”