Single Best: David Dobbs

Today we continue our series Single Best, where we ask top science writers and editors to give us their single best piece of advice, given or taken; or their single best idea, reporting trip or memorable experience. Here, science journalist David Dobbs explains how he found an ending to his e-book, My Mother’s Lover.

Dobbs is an author and journalist who writes about science and culture for The New York Times Magazine, The AtlanticWiredNational Geographic, and other magazines. My Mother’s Lover, published by The Atavist, was a #1 Kindle-Single bestseller. He is the author of three other books and is currently writing a book about the genetic and cultural roots of temperament (working title: The Orchid and the Dandelion.)

Videography by Evan Howell and made possible with a generous grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

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