The heart has always captured the human imagination. It is the repository of our deepest religious and artistic impulses, the organ whose steady functioning is understood, both literally and symbolically, as the very life force itself. The Sublime Engine explores the profound sense of awe every person feels when they ponder the miracle encased within the ribs. In this lyrical history, a critically acclaimed novelist and a leading cardiologist who happen to be brothers draw upon history, science, religion, popular culture, ...

The Sublime Engine 2011, Rodale Books

ISBN-13: 9781605295848