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Kate Cole-Adams


Kate Cole-Adams is a writer and journalist. She is the author of the novel, Walking to the Moon, and more recently a work of nonfiction called Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion. Part memoir, part history and part investigative journalism, Anaesthesia is a fascinating look at one of medicine’s great puzzles, as she writes ‘by definition it is impossible for a patient to report on the experience. Like death, you go there alone; and like birth, you emerge seemingly empty-handed.’

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  • Anaesthesia

    At Cole-Adams book's heart is the idea of consciousness not only under anesthesia but in our everyday lives.