Reading RainbowHave a brain tumor or other neurological disorder? Interested in how the brain works? Want to kick ass and defeat your disease? Check out some of the books on my reading list. (This list will be updated as I finish new books.)

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee

An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales, by Oliver Sacks

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and other clinical trials, by Oliver Sacks

Stay Healthy, Live Longer, Spend Wisely, by Davis Liu, M.D. (added November 2009)

Everything Changes: The Insider’s Guide to Cancer in your 20s and 30s, by Kairol Rosenthal (added October 2009)

The Body Has a Mind of Its Own, by Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee (added August 2009)

Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell (added July 2009)

My Stoke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey, by Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D. (added May 2009)

Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, by Oliver Sacks (added April 2009)

It’s Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life, by Lance Armstrong (added April 2009)

Love, Medicine & Miracles, by Bernie S. Siegel, M.D. (added February 2009)

Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips, by Kris Carr (added February 2009)

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science, by Norman Doidge, M.D. (added February 2009)