Tom Templeton

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This week we’re speaking to author, Tom Templeton. Tom originally worked as a journalist for the Observer newspaper before retaining as a doctor when he was 30. These days he works as a GP in Oxford. Tom’s book, 34 patients is published on 27th May. The book describes 34 of the patients that Tom has encountered during his medical career, ranging from a baby to a 103 year old woman. Beautifully written, the book is a moving portrait of humanity which asks the reader to treat everyone with compassion. -- Books Featured In This Episode: The Seven Crystal Balls (https://bit.ly/3t1jkyp) Troubles by JG Farrell (https://bit.ly/3e0dU2m) The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (https://bit.ly/3vwublL) 34 Patients by Tom Templeton (https://bit.ly/3yDuywT) Catcher in the Rye (https://bit.ly/2QW95Ow) River Out of Eden by Prof Richard Dawkins (https://bit.ly/3u1CfdE) -- Produced & presented by the team at Mostly Books (www.mostly-books.co.uk) www.twitter.com/mostlyreading www.instagram.com/mostlybooks_shop Edited by Nick Short (www.instagram.com/alongstoryshorter)

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