On My Shelf helps you get to know various writers through a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their lives as readers. I asked Kathryn Butler—a trauma and critical-care surgeon who recently left clinical practice to homeschool her children and author of a book on end-of-life care through a Christian lens, Between Life and Death—about what’s on her nightstand, her favorite fiction, books that have most influenced her thinking about faith and medicine, and more. What books are on your nightstand? This will be fodder for…