April 30th, 2015
Episode 323 of 1421 episodes
Marion Coutts was announced last night as the winner of the Wellcome Book Prize her memoir The Iceberg. The prize recognizes exceptional works of fiction and non-fiction on the subject of medicine and our everyday encounters with it. Marion’s book describes the painful 18 months leading up to the death of her husband, the art critic Tom Lubbock, after being diagnosed with a brain tumour situated in the part of the brain controlling speech and language.