Haider Warraich discuss his debut book, Modern Death: How Medicine Changed the End of Life, at The Regulator Bookshop. Dr. Warraich explores the rituals and language of dying that have developed in the last century. Delving into the vast body of research on the evolving nature of death, Modern Death provides readers with an enriched understanding of how death differs from the past, what our ancestors got right, and how trends and events have transformed this most final of human experiences. A new brilliant voice in the conversation about death and dying started by Dr. Sherwin Nuland and Atul Gawande, Dr. Warraich takes a broader look at how we die today, from the cellular level up to the very definition of death itself.
Haider J. Warraich, MD, is a fellow in cardiovascular medicine at Duke University Medical Center and the author of the upcoming book, Modern Death – How Medicine Changed the End of Life. He is a regular Op Ed contributor for the New York Times, as well as the Atlantic, Guardian, Wall Street Journal and LA Times amongst others. He has appeared on CNN, Fox, CBS, PBS,on NPR shows like the Diane Rehm Show, The World, Marketplace and the BBC World Service.