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Laurel Braitman is a bestselling author, historian and anthropologist of science. Her book Animal Madness was a New York Times bestseller, and her collaborations with musicians, artists and scientists have been featured on the BBC, NPR and elsewhere. She is currently a writer-in-residence at Stanford University School of Medicine, where she helps physicians, medical students and staff tell better stories -- both for themselves and their patients.

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A night of nonfiction at the TED office

August 8, 2014

Last night, four authors stepped onto an Edison-bulb-lit stage in our New York office to share the bold ideas at the center of their books. “Tonight will bring to life the nonfiction section of the library,” promised the evening’s host, June Cohen, Executive Producer of TED Media. From a new vision for healthcare, to a […]

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