Carl Zimmer

Carl performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater on January 15, 2019, speaking on the evening’s theme, “Secrets and Lies.”

Carl Zimmer is an award-winning New York Times columnist and the author of 14 books about science. Zimmer’s writing has earned a number of awards, including the 2016 Stephen Jay Gould Prize, awarded by the Society for the Study of Evolution to recognize individuals whose sustained efforts have advanced public understanding of evolutionary science. In 2017, he won an Online Journalism Award for his series of articles in which he explored his genome.  He is, to his knowledge, the only writer after whom a species of tapeworm has been named. His newest book is Life’s Edge: The Search for What It Means to Be Alive.

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