Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks

This collection of case histories and personal reflections by neurologist and best-selling author Oliver Sacks, describes the weird and wonderful ways that music affects our brains.  The book is divided into themed sections including auditory hallucinations, issues of human musicality such as savants, how music impacts memory, and how music can trigger a sense of … More Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks

Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth

Jennifer Worth’s memoirs of her life as a home midwife in 1950’s East-end London are an absorbing read. As a young nurse fresh from teaching hospital, Worth finds herself among the selfless nuns of Nonnatus House who have dedicated their lives to helping the sick and impoverished. She rises to the challenge and finds true … More Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth

The Little Old Lady Who Broke All The Rules by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg

When Martha and her three friends planned to enjoy their golden years in the same retirement home, they didn’t expect it would lead to a life of crime. Faced with the declining standards of food, entertainment and freedom in their privatized nursing home, the four decide that life would be be better in a state … More The Little Old Lady Who Broke All The Rules by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg