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.
Host Gina Lemanowicz of Rowan University’s Women’s Room radio program interviewed me about Pandora’s DNA on January 29, 2015. You can listen at the link: http://wgls.rowan.edu/episodes.php?feed=THE_WOMENS_ROOM
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.
I’m thrilled to say that Pandora’s DNA made the Guardian’s list of best popular medicine books of 2014. You can read the list here.
I had the pleasure of talking Pandora’s DNA on Late Night Health Radio with host Mark Allyn on December 6, 2014. You can listen at the link: http://www.latenighthealth.com/12-06-14.html
I wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post about how my mastectomy and reconstruction impacted my self-image and my sense of my own feminism. It’s titled, “Was my mastectomy a betrayal of feminism?” and it debuted on the front-page of the
I’m delighted that one of my favorite sites, Jezebel, has posted an excerpt from Pandora’s DNA, about the most death metal thing I’ve ever read–Frances Burney’s 1811 account of her mastectomy, in which a white handkerchief was her only anesthesia. The piece also
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
Over at GreenMushroom1Up, a book blogger pursuing a PhD in the sciences calls Pandora’s DNA writes: “I found Stark’s voice very touching and honest. She had no problem sharing the fact that she was scared, angry and how her decisions were affecting
Visionlearning is a site which specializes in scientific learning and test-prep, has taken a look at Pandora’s DNA. Reviewer Heather Falconer, a former colleague of mine, calls the book “a must read for anyone interested in the history of medical research,