There’s not much downtime in Dr. Atul Gawande’s days. In between cases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the 44-year-old surgeon researches articles for The New Yorker magazine and his best-selling books. The Newton resident’s first book, “Complications,’’ was published seven years ago when he was a surgeon-in-training at the Brigham. His third book, “The Checklist Manifesto,’’ about how simple lists can make complicated tasks from surgery to airplane flying safer, goes on sale next month.
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