Resilience in Striving:  ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ by Paul Kalanithi (January 2016)
Book review / Cultural Theory and Concepts

Resilience in Striving: ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ by Paul Kalanithi (January 2016)

When Breath Becomes Air is a memoir written by Paul Kalanithi and published in January 2016. Educated in English literature, human biology, philosophy and medicine, specializing in neurosurgery, Kalanithi writes that he was always interested in learning about the “life of the mind” and particularly, what makes for a meaningful life – he rejected the personal pursuit of one’s own happiness as this end. Continue reading