• “What’s Wrong With Me?: I had an autoimmune disease. Then the disease had me,” Meghan O’Rourke
  • Read the book Sick, by Porochista Khakpour
  • Read the essay On Being Ill, by Virginia Woolf
  • Watch the film Unrest
  • Julie Rehmeyer’s memoir “Through the Shadowlands
  • Watch the film Safe


  • Brain on Fire, Susannah Cahalan
  • Alice film

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  • Cancerland, Barbara Ehrenreich
  • Cancer Journals, Audre Lorde
  • Regarding the Pain of Others, Susan Sontag
  • Otherwise, Jane Kenyon
  • Women’s “sickness”

  • Narrative Humility, TEDx
  • “Stories are good medicine” video by Dr. Sayantani DasGupta: http://bit.ly/14CC8Jx
  • “Honoring the stories of illness” video by Dr. Rita Charon: http://bit.ly/11mScww
  • Afterward by Dr Rita Charon to On Being Ill