Wounds and injuries
Dec 31, 2012 — William Gibson's Neuromancer is a hacker classic. Author Nick Harkaway says it's also a door to a greater world. Is there a book that took you outside of your comfort zone? Tell us in the comments.
Aug 11, 2011 — More than 5,000 of you nominated. More than 60,000 of you voted. And now the results are in. Explore the winners of NPR's Top 100 Science-Fiction and Fantasy survey — an intriguing mix of classic and contemporary titles.
Aug 8, 2011 — NPR coverage of Neuromancer by William Gibson and Jack Womack. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Aug 9, 2008 — A new medical textbook — published by the military — uses cases from Iraq and Afghanistan to train trauma surgeons. The book features disturbing images, yet also illustrates just how many critical advances have emerged from the theater of war.
Nov 2, 2006 — A reporter's job is to present the facts, but that's hard to do from a body bag or gurney, says journalist Michael Weisskopf. In 2003, a grenade shattered Weisskopf's right hand while he was an embedded reporter with the U.S. Army in Iraq.
Oct 3, 2006 — Journalist Michael Weisskopf is the senior correspondent for the Washington bureau of Time magazine. In 2003, while on assignment in Baghdad, he threw a live Iraqi grenade from the back of an open Humvee. He saved himself, four soldiers and Time's photographer, but lost his hand. Weisskopf's new book is Blood Brothers: Among the Soldiers of Ward 57.