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Author Q&A Series

February 28, 2024 • 7:00-8:00pm

Theresa MacPhail, PhD

Allergic: Our Irritated Bodies In A Changing World
(Random House, May 2023)

About Theresa: 

Theresa MacPhail is a medical anthropologist and writer, usually of nonfiction, mostly about topics in public health and medicine. She is also an Associate Professor of Science & Technology Studies at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. 

Her first book for Random House is called Allergic: Our Irritated Bodies In a Changing World and it tells the story of the global rise in allergies over the last 200 years.



April 3, 2024 • 7:00-8:00pm

Christine Yu

Up to Speed: The Groundbreaking Science of Women Athletes
(Riverhead Books, May 2023)

About Christine: 

Christine Yu is an award-winning journalist whose work focuses on the intersection of sports science and women athletes. Her writing has appeared in Outside, The Washington Post, Runner’s World, and other publications. She’s a lifelong athlete who loves running, yoga, surfing, and skiing. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. 




January 31, 2024 • 7:00-8:00pm

Jessie Singer

There Are No Accidents: The Deadly Rise of Injury and Disaster—Who Profits and Who Pays the Price
(Simon & Schuster, Feb 2023)


We'd like to send a special thank you to Georgia Center for the BookAtlanta Science Gallery, and Decatur Book Festival for being the official co-sponsors of the Spring 2024 Living Health: Author Q&A Series.