Siddhartha Mukherjee

Siddhartha Mukherjee is the author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction, and The Laws of Medicine. He is the editor of Best Science Writing 2013Mukherjee is an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and a cancer physician and researcher. A Rhodes scholar, he graduated from Stanford University, University of Oxford, and Harvard Medical School. He has published articles in Nature, The New England Journal of MedicineThe New York Times, and Cell. He lives in New York with his wife and daughters. 

Books by this Author

The Gene
TED Books Box Set: The Completist
TED Books Box Set: The Science Mind
The Laws of Medicine
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A Biography of Cancer

'The Emperor of All Maladies' is a magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it.