When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
“When Breath Becomes Air” is a beautifully written memoir about redefining life goals when even the most meticulously laid plans suddenly change. While the author writes this in response to a terminal diagnosis, we can apply the lessons he imparts in this book to situations where we are confronted with a life-altering event.
This book was simply breathtaking in its prose, never letting the medical jargon get in the way. The book made me laugh and cry, and while it is sad, it is also incredibly uplifting and hopeful.