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8:00 pm

Butchering Art: Lindsey Fitzharris & the origins of modern medicine

November 29, 2017 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lighthouse Bookshop, 43-45 West Nicolson Street
Edinburgh, Mid-Lothian EH8 9DB United Kingdom
Free - £16.99

8pm start, Wednesday 29th November, in the Bookshop. Butchering Art historian Lindsey Fitzharris recreates the turning point in the history of medicine when pioneering British surgeon transformed his brutal, harrowing practice into the safe, vaunted profession we know today. Fitzharris’ account of John Lister is a fascinating, hugely entertaining love letter to science, medicine, and a …

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