Surgeons’ Hall Book Club

Join us in the Fellows Library for the inaugural Surgeons' Hall Reading Group where we will discuss 'The Butchering Art' by Lindsey Fitzharris!

Surgeons’ Hall Book Club

About Surgeons’ Hall Book Club

Taking place in the Fellows Library in the A Listed William Playfair building. The Museums inaugural book club session will discuss 'The Butchering Art' by Lindsey Fitzharris .

"Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian Medicine".
In The Butchering Art, historian Lindsey Fitzharris recreates a pivotal point in medical history, when Joseph Lister transformed surgery from a brutal, harrowing practice to a far safer and smoother process, that we are familiar with in present times.

The book is available in our Museum shop. All purchases will gain complimentary access to the Museum with each copy.

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