“Rough to Sleep” by Tracy Kidder

books Kidder’s latest non-fiction work follows Dr. Jim O’Connell, founder of Boston Health Care for the Homeless, in his work to provide medical care to the city’s homeless. Dr. Jim O’Connell helps distribute soup to a member of the Boston homeless community in front of South Station in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 11, 2023. Carlin … Read more

Book Club: Chronicling “Rough Sleepers” is the mission of a selfless doctor

Good morning, and welcome to the Los Angeles Times Book Club newsletter. doctor hero Tracy Kidder “rough sleepers,” Jim O’ConnellHe tended the bar after college before applying to medical school at age 30. He kept that job to pay the bills while attending Harvard—though it was the bar, not the classroom, where he learned some … Read more