Recommended Reading

  • When the Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, Ann Fadiman

  • Mountains Beyond Mountains, Tracy Kidder


The following books and many others are available from the REACH Lending Library in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Room S3581.

International Health

  • A Long Way Gone (Memoirs of a Boy Soldier) by Ishmael Beah

  • Race Against Time by Stephen Lewis

  • We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families (stories from Rwanda) by Philip Gourevitch

  • Infections and Inequalities (The Modern Plagues) by Paul Farmer

  • Pathologies of Power (Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor) by Paul Farmer

  • Understanding the Global Dimensions of Health edited by S. William A. Gunn, P. B. Mansourian, A. M. Davies, A. Piel, and B. McA. Sayers

  • Understanding Global Health (a LANGE medical book) edited by William H. Markle, Melanie A. Fisher and Raymond A. Smego, Jr.

  • Essentials of Global Health by Richard Skolnik

  • Questioning the Solution: the Politics of Primary Health Care and Child Survival by David Werner and David Sanders

  • Management of the Child with Serious Infection or Severe Malnutrition by WHO

  • Where there is no Doctor: a village health care handbook by David Werner with Carol Thurman and Jane Maxwell

  • Finding Work in Global Health by Garth Osborn and Patricia Ohmans

Native American Health

  • The Navaho by Clyde Kluckhohn and Dorothea Leighton

  • Sweet Salt (Discovering the Sacred World of the Navajo) by Raymond Friday Locke

  • Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie

  • The Scalpel and the Silver Bear (The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing) by Lori Arviso Alvord, M.D. and Elizabeth Cohen Van Pelt

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