243 - Arnold Van de Laar - The Remarkable History of Surgery

Arnold van de Laar, a surgeon in the Slotervaart Hospital in Amsterdam. uses his own experience and expertise to tell this engrossing history of surgery through 28 famous operations―from Louis XIV and Einstein to JFK and Houdini. We talk to him about his new book Under the Knife: A History of Surgery in 28 Remarkable Operations.

Links:

The Times UK Book Review

Gizmodo illustrated article on the book