Posts Tagged ‘Spillover’

David Quammen on turning research into story, part II

Last week, we published the transcript of a discussion between David Dobbs and David Quammen that we sponsored at last year’s National Association of Science Writers meeting. Today, we present Part II of the conversation between the two Davids. Most of this interview took place by phone in early December. Dobbs: Where do you write? […]


David Quammen on turning research into story, part I

David Quammen has been one of the world’s leading science writers for over a quarter century, with eight acclaimed nonfiction books, including the iconic The Song of the Dodo, as well as four novels. His new book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, gave us the excuse to interview him for TON — […]


(Free) tickets to Quammen/Dobbs event in Raleigh

UPDATE: The (free) tickets for this event are gone — though we’ll have a few at the door. But thanks to the  generosity of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, we’ll be video-recording the event and posting the full video here. Sincerest thanks to BWF’s Russ Campbell for helping us arrange this! *** As we mentioned last week, […]


Special TON event: A conversation with David Quammen

See if you can watch the promotional video for David Quammen’s new  book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic (due in October, from Norton), without your pulse quickening. Then, if you’re planning to attend the ScienceWriters meeting in Raleigh on October 26-30, mark your calendars for The Meeting of the Davids — a public […]

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