Publication of the memoir Holding Silvan: A Brief Life which explores modern medicine, ethics and mother love.
Announcing the publication of the memoir Holding Silvan: A Brief Life (Hawthorne Books, 2013) which may be of interest to medical anthropologists. With an introduction by Erica Jong, Holding Silvan explores the choice to let a brain-damaged newborn son die. Wesolowska places this choice within the context of modern medicine. A beautiful portrait of mother love, the good death, and grief. Named one of the “Best Books of 2013” by Library Journal, it is also forthcoming in German and Polish. Can be ordered through Hawthorne Books http://www.hawthornebooks.com/catalogue/holding-silvan
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