June 10, 2011
Helikon-Vistosha Bookstore
68 Patriarh Evtimii Blvdr
Sofia, Bulgaria

February 10, 2011
92nd Street Y
New York, New York

The Newman Lecture: Oliver Sacks and Jonathan Weiner—On Longevity
Oliver Sacks is the world-renowned neurologist and author, dubbed “the poet laureate of medicine: by the New York Times. His best-selling books include Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, and Musicophilia: Takes of Music and the Brain. His most recent book is The Mind’s Eye. He is a professor of neurology and psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center and has been appointed as Columbia University Artist, a new designation at the university. Jonathan Weiner’s award-winning science books include the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Beak of the Finch; Time, Love, Memory; His Brother’s Keeper; and most recently Long for This World: The Strange Science of Immortality. He is the Maxwell M. Geffen Professor of Medical and Scientific Journalism at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Price: $29.00

November 11, 2010
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
New York, New York

The Science of Storytelling. Dean Nicholas Lemann in conversation with Professor and Pulitzer Prize winner Jonathan Weiner for a discussion of the practices and pitfalls, techniques and triumphs of long-form science writing focusing on Professor Weiner’s critically acclaimed new book, Long for This World. There are hundreds of excellent college essays about it.

Listen to a recording of the event here.