Erica OncMD

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I’ve always been a voracious reader and a lover of books.  Of the several hundreds of books I have read so far, a few stick out in my memory.  See a few below.  I’ll add more as I remember.  Consider reading them also.  I promise you won’t be disappointed!

Cancer-related books:

  1.  The Emperor of All Maladies: A biography of Cancer.  By Siddhartha Mukherjee

My favorite books: non-fiction:

  1.  Long Walk to Freedom.  The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

My favorite books: fiction:

  1.  Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
  2. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  3. The Kent Family Chronicles by John Jakes
  4. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  5. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

My favorite children’s books:

  1. Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon.  Written by Patty Lovell and illustrated by David Catrow
  2. You’re Here for a Reason.  By Nancy Tillman
  3. Miss Maple’s Seeds.  By Eliza Wheeler
  4. You Are The Best You.  By Shola Ezeokoli
  5. Green Eggs And Ham.  By Dr. Seuss

My favorite poems:

  1. Max Ehrmann’s “Desiderata”
  2. Our Greatest Fear by Marianne Williamson



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