Scientists love Pandora’s DNA, apparently. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) put my book on a list of five “Books about cancer that everyone must read.” I’m delighted to be in the good company of other excellent titles
I’m delighted to say that the ALA (American Library Association) has named Pandora’s DNA a notable book of 2015, along with 25 other wonderful works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. You can check out the whole list on the ALA website.
Seth Berkman of the Jewish Daily Forward has a nice interview with me about BRCA, larp, and Pandora’s DNA up. You can read it here.
This morning, while I’m still in bed, and George is telling me about his silly dream, a nurse calls to tell me the results of my latest transvaginal ultrasound, a scan I take every six months to screen for ovarian
On October 15, I had an incredibly fun time answering questions about breast cancer, mastectomy, cancer risk, and fashion as part of my Ask Me Anything (AMA) on Reddit, as part of my launch-day activities for Pandora’s DNA. Read the
The New Republic has an excerpt from my chapter on surveillance posted, under the descriptive headline, “Life With the Breast Cancer Gene Is a Hellish Mix of Anxiety and Self-Doubt; I’m poked, prodded, felt up, and scanned—and don’t even know if it
A few months back, photographer J.R. Blackwell took these shots in anticipation of my upcoming book tour. I highly recommend J.R., who was a pleasure to work with. You can click on them to download the high-res versions.
Another early review from Publisher’s Weekly, which gave Pandora’s DNA a second starred review. “With her remarkable memoir, Stark gives us medical history and personal testament that intelligently balances hard-edged science with boundless hope.” Read the rest of the review over at Publisher’s
As the art form gets older, larp is increasingly moving from an oral tradition to a written one. That has consequences.
Want to make your roleplaying game or larp more resonant? Here’s how the literary concept of inside and outside stories can help.