RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
Wed January 27, 2010
1/28/10: Abraham Verghese and "Cutting for Stone"
By Doug Fabrizio
Salt Lake City, Utah – The physician and professor Abraham Verghese has said that fiction is his first love. That's why he uses Tolstoy's "The Death of Ivan Ilyich" to teach end-of-life issues. Though he had written two acclaimed non-fiction books, Verghese wanted to create a novel to "get at the nature of medicine and to search, ultimately for meaning." The result is the medical epic "Cutting for Stone." Abraham Verghese is in Utah as a guest of The King's English and joins us in studio.
Abraham Verghese will give a reading Thursday night, January 28th at 7:00 p.m. at The King's English Bookshop, 1511 South 1500 East in Salt Lake City. For more information, click here or call 801-484-9100.
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