In 2007, neuroscientist Lisa Genova self-published her first novel, “Still Alice.” It tells the story of a Harvard psychology professor and her experience with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The book became a best-seller and is now a major motion picture. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “Still Alice.”
In 1938, a museum curator in South Africa came across a fish she had never seen before. To the surprise of the experts around the world, it turned out that she had found a coelacanth — a species of fish that had been presumed extinct for millions of years. In her new book, journalist Samantha Weinberg tells the story of the effect this unlikely discovery had on the scientific world.
- Samantha Weinberg author and journalist
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