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A Natural History of Everyday Life: A Biographical Guide for Would-Be Doctors of Society

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By Harlow Lord Taylor. . 475 pages. Part of the Memoir Club.. Cambridge University Press; , Cambridge: , 1988.. $40.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1989;110(8):674. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-110-8-674_3
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Part of the Memoir Club series of books published by the British Medical Journal. Lord Taylor of Harlow recounts his rich life in medicine and medical politics. Although probably best known for his contributions to the National Health Services in Britain and Canada, his essays about his childhood are an evocative, superbly written treasury of wisdom and experience. Would be of great interest to those persons working in the fields of history of science and history of medicine, but even more valuable as a map for young persons on how decisions have to be faced if life is to become


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