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Familiar Diversions

I'm a librarian who loves anime, manga, and reading a wide variety of genres.

Currently reading

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World
Abigail Revasch, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Tara Sands, Listening Library
Progress: 67/473 minutes
The Mystic Marriage
Heather Rose Jones
Progress: 302/426 pages
Ichi-F: A Worker's Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant
Kazuto Tatsuta
Progress: 58/553 pages
The Naked Sun
Isaac Asimov
Progress: 20/187 pages
50 Girls 50 and Other Stories
Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Gary Groth
Fluency
Jennifer Foehner Wells
Progress: 58/367 pages
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet: A Novel
Becky Chambers
Progress: 148/441 pages
The Count of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas, Bill Homewood, Naxos AudioBooks
Progress: 667/3165 minutes
A Matter of Oaths
Helen S. Wright
Progress: 101/277 pages
Medical School for Everyone: Grand Rounds Cases
Professor Roy Benaroch, The Great Courses, The Great Courses
Progress: 34/725 minutes

Reading progress update: I've read 203 out of 292 pages.

Mindline (The Dreamhealers) - M.C.A. Hogarth

I'd love to have a doctor or nurse's perspective on this book. Not having any doctor friends I can consult, all I can say is that the stuff that went down in the last bunch of pages bothered me a lot. I have quite a few all caps notes.

 

Is there a point in medical training when trainees are expected to learn to recognize and respect their own physical and emotional limitations? The fact that Jahir didn't, and that so many people allowed him to do so for so long (even if only grudgingly) when he was practically a walking skeleton, was extremely upsetting. And then he was praised for it.

 

I think I'm past the worst of it. I hope.