Deborah Blum is an American journalist and the director of the Knight Science Journalism program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
6 books on the list
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A Shadow Industry, a Deadly Disease
An award-winning investigative journalist's horrifying true crime story of America's deadliest drug contamination outbreak and the greed and deception that fueled it. ...
Thread. Also also fascinating and important book! – source
Deborah BlumFeb 02, 2021
@lmillernpr @mary_roach @BorkPower @rosegeorge3 @DrLindseyFitz @RebeccaSkloot @anjaroyne @HopeJahren @eleanorherman @sciencegoddess Also, The Book of Eels by Patrick Svensson! Beautiful and insightful. – source
Deborah BlumDec 29, 2020
Very smart author, terrific book. This sounds like a great event. – source
Deborah BlumDec 18, 2020
We build border walls to keep danger out. But do we understand the danger posed by walls themselves? East Germans were the first to give the crisis a name: Mauerkrankheit, or “wall disease.” The afflicted—everyday citizens living on both sides of the Berlin wall—displayed some combination of depression, anxiety, excitability, suicidal ideation, and...
This is such a smart excerpt from @jessicawapner's smart book, Wall Disease: How Living Near Border Walls Affects Mental Health via @undarkmag – source
Deborah BlumNov 13, 2020
Amazing book. Just saying. – source
Deborah BlumSep 22, 2020
Also recommended bySteve Silberman
It is a very cool book! – source
Deborah BlumJul 21, 2020
Also recommended byLindsey Fitzharris