Jonathan Weiner’s latest book is Long for This World: The Strange Science of Immortality. He is the author of five other books, including The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Jonathan has also written for the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, the New Republic, and many other magazines and newspapers. His writing has been supported by grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and NASA. He has taught at Princeton University, as McGraw Professor; at Arizona State University, as Rhodes Chair Professor; and at Rockefeller University, as Writer In Residence. Since 2005, Jonathan has taught at Columbia Journalism School, where he is the Maxwell M. Geffen Professor of Medical and Scientific Journalism.
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