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Richard Powers

The New York Times calls Richard Powers “one of our most lavishly gifted writers.” Author of Galatea 2.2 and The Time of Our Singing, Powers, who won this year’s National Book Award for his latest novel The Echo Maker, explores the effects of modern science and technology in his work.

Neil Shubin

Neil Shubin, the scientist who made the groundbreaking discovery of the “fish with hands,” takes us on a lively, thoroughly engrossing chronicle of evolutionary history that unearths the often startling secrets behind why we look the way we do.

Eric Kandel

The winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize for Medicine discusses his groundbreaking discoveries in the science of memory.