October 9: An Evening with Randi Hutter Epstein

An Evening with Randi Hutter Epstein

Author of Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything

Tuesday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m.

Science Writers in New York invites you to spend an evening with Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH. She will discuss her latest book Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything (W.W. Norton, June 2018).

Randi will talk about her book with SWINY co-chair David Levine, answer questions about content and craft, and sign books, which will be sold at a discount.

A medical writer, Randi is a lecturer at Yale University, writer in residence at Yale School of Medicine, and an adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Randi was a medical writer for the London bureau of The Associated Press and was the London bureau chief of Physician’s Weekly. Her articles have appeared in The New York TimesThe Washington PostThe Daily TelegraphThe GuardianParents, and More, among other newspapers and magazines. She has lectured at the New York Academy of Medicine. She is also the author of Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank (released by W.W. Norton, January 2010).

The New York Times Book Review called Aroused a “well-written and informative book on the history of hormone research.” Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Gene: An Intimate History, called her book “a sweeping, glorious story of hormones, threaded through with sex, suffering, neurology, biology, medicine and self-discovery…Randi Hutter Epstein’s book manages to excite the imagination as well as calm it. The story is grippingly told, and Epstein manages to bring a whole system of science alive to her reading public.”

Tuesday, October 9
6:30 to 8 p.m.

Refreshments will be provided.

The home of Chip and Susan Fisher
1060 5th Avenue on the northeast corner at 87th Street

Admission is complimentary. Space is limited. please RSVP by Monday, October 1.


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