Sam Kean

Sam Kean

Sam Kean is the New York Times bestselling author of six books, including The Icepick Surgeon, The Bastard Brigade, and The Dueling Neurosurgeons. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, and Slate and has been featured on NPR’s Radiolab, Science Friday, All Things Considered, and Fresh Air. Kean’s podcast, The Disappearing Spoon, debuted at #1 on the iTunes charts for science podcasts.

Featured Book: The Icepick Surgeon: Murder, Fraud, Sabotage, Piracy, and Other Dastardly Deeds Perpetrated in the Name of Science


Check back soon for details about Sam’s appearance at the 2022 Festival of Books!

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