Why It Doesn’t Hurt When a Shark Chomps Your Arm: Book Review

Melanie Thernstrom has a congenital neck-and-shoulder problem that has kept her in constant pain for the past 10 years. Pain is something you can’t stop thinking about, and Thernstrom is the kind of person who can’t stop thinking anyway. The fruit of her misery is “The Pain Chronicles: Cures, Myths, Mysteries, Prayers, Diaries, Brain Scans, Healing and the Science of Suffering.”

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