Book Club Kit: Cutting for Stone

Cutting for StoneCutting for Stone
by Abraham Verghese
First Published: 2009
10 Copies & Reading Guide

Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mother’s death and their father’s disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution. Yet it will be love, not politics, that will tear them apart.

Reading Guide:
Random House: Includes an Introduction to the Book, Suggested Reading, and Discussion Questions

The New York Times – “Doctors and Sons” by Erica Wagner
The Guardian – “Stitching up the Surgeon’s Life” by Aida Edemariam

On the Web: – Includes videos, reviews, and more
Follow Verghese on Twitter: @cuttingforstone

If you enjoyed Cutting for Stone, you might like:
The Girls by Lori Lansens
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
The Good Earth (Book Club Kit) by Pearl S Buck


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