Dr. John J. Ross - Shakespeare’s Tremor and Orwell’s Cough: The Medical Lives of Famous Writers

Dr. John J. Ross is a physician at Brigham and Women’s and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. In his fascinating new book, he examines the effects of illnesses on the works of literature’s greatest writers, from Milton’s blindness to the sickness that wiped out the Brontës and the treatment that may have killed Yeats.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 7:00pm

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279 Harvard Street
Coolidge Corner
02446-2908 Brookline
ISBN: 9780312600761
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 16th, 2012