Laura Spinney

Laura Spinney is an author and science journalist who lives in Paris. She has published two novels, The Doctor (2001) and The Quick (2007). Her third book of non-fiction—Rue Centrale—came out in 2013 from Editions L’Age d’Homme (in French and English). Her fourth, also non-fiction, is an account of the 1918 “Spanish” flu pandemic entitled Pale Rider. She reports on science and medicine for The Guardian, New Statesman, Nature and The Economist among others.

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