This is a clear, important look at end of life care and our progress towards improvements in this medical field. It is written by well-known surgeon Dr. Gawande. Atul uses stories of his cases and his own life to discuss the disparities that occur between our expectations and the realities of modern medical practice. It is all about how we may live a good quality life all the way until the end. It is an essential, honest look at end-of –life care. Very relevant and pertinent book to pick up and read!