Doctor, teacher, bestseller: why real-life memoirs are such a hit

A Great Ormond Street nurse has sold 100,000 books in a few weeks by joining a growing trend of writers to recount heartfelt first-person accounts of their own livesChristie Watson never imagined writing a bestselling memoir about her job as a nurse, much less about her life. “I didn’t think anyone from the outside would be interested,” she says.After 20 years walking corridors between cubicles and intensive care wards, mostly in children’s hospitals, Watson had plenty to recall – resuscitating patients in cardiac arrest, helping a young boy write a thank-you letter to the parents of a dead child whose organs had saved his life. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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