Duncan Cross


Duncan Cross writes "the best-written patient blog on the web", focusing on the common experience of illness, shared by all sick people no matter how different their diagnoses. He created 'Patients for A Moment', the first blog roundup for patients by patients, and contributed to two books on chronic illness. His novel, League of Mortals, is now available.

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I Hurt So Hard It Laughed: More or less the best of Duncan Cross, 2008 - 2015
You set the price! Words: 85,350. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
From 2008 to 2015, Duncan Cross wrote 'the best-written patient blog' on the Internet. This collection presents most of his essays, grouped topically and lightly edited. Full of insight and emotion, I Hurt So Hard It Laughed gives readers a deep look into the struggles and triumphs of a person with chronic illness - in Cross's unique, razor-sharp voice.
League Of Mortals
You set the price! Words: 162,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
League of Mortals is the most honest thing you will ever read about illness: a razor-sharp story told with shocking candor, fierce wit, and deep compassion. Wesley Peary gets sick just before his senior year, and in short order loses his job, his friends, and his fun - everything but his mind. When that goes, too, he finds the only person who can help is in even worse shape than he is.

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