Dr. Sunita Puri's Book "THAT GOOD NIGHT: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour", is a Moving Memoir of Her Work as a Palliative Care Physician.

January 22, 2019

THAT GOOD NIGHT: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour (Viking; On Sale: March 5, 2019) is a moving memoir of her work as a palliative care physician, and a thoughtful meditation on the role of medicine in helping us to live, and die, well. Puri draws on the spiritual lessons learned from her parents—including acceptance of life’s impermanence—to offer support and guidance to her patients at critical times. With deep curiosity and compassion, she shares stories from her upbringing and her career, including how our healthcare system can be improved to better serve patients at the end of life.

Publishers Weekly calls the book “a powerful memoir, which Puri narrates with honesty, poise, and empathy,” and Kirkus Reviews says THAT GOOD NIGHT is “worthy of being mentioned in the same breath as Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal.”

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