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A Surgeon's-Eye View of the Brain

Neurosurgeon Katrina Firlik's new book is Another Day in the Frontal Lobe: A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside. Firlik is now a private practitioner in Greenwich, Conn., and a clinical assistant professor at Yale University School of Medicine. She is also the daughter of a surgeon

27:13

British Writer Ian McEwan, on 'Saturday'

Ian McEwan is the author of the best-selling novel Atonement. His latest novel, Saturday, takes place during one single day of a neurosurgeon's life. It is set in a post-9/11 world.

23:08

Tales of a Medical Renegade: 'The Lobotomist'

Journalist Jack El-Hai is the author of The Lobotomist: A Maverick Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness. El-Hai is the executive vice president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and a winner of the June Roth Memorial Award for Medical Journalism.

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