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Jun 30, 2015

Poet, essayist and naturalist, she is the author of two dozen works of nonfiction and poetry, including A Natural History of the Senses and, most recently, The Human Age.  We convened at Poets House along with musical guest Maeve Gilchrist on the lever harp.

Jun 8, 2015

Her Pulitzer-winning reporting on a New Orleans hospital battered by Katrina was the basis of her terrific book, Five Days at Memorial. Just two days before our conversation, she won another Pulitzer, as part of the team doing Ebola coverage for the Times. She goes places sensible people avoid and writes about...