This week on 76West, we’ll be listening to a discussion about the NY Times bestselling memoir, When Breath Becomes Air, an intimate look at how Dr Paul Kalanithi, a 36-year-old neurosurgeon, dealt with his stage IV lung cancer diagnosis. This powerful book has impacted millions of readers who, through Dr Kalanithi's insightful writing, follow the journey of a doctor-turned-patient as he evaluates what it means to live. In this talk, Paul’s widow, and author of the book's epilogue Dr Lucy Kalanithi shares Paul's story and the journey her life has taken since its publication. Dr. Lucy Kalanithi is interviewed by Rabbi Mychal Springer, Director of the Center for Pastoral Education at The Jewish Theological Seminary. This talk was recorded in front of a live audience on April 5, 2017, and was presented in conjunction with the JCC’s end of life initiative, What Matters: Caring Conversations About End of Life.