The Emperor of All Maladies
Friday on RadioWest, a biography of cancer. In his Pulitzer Prize winning book, Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee explores the disease that will kill millions of humans around the world this year. Part of his book is history, but it’s also about human culture and imagination. Mukherjee is coming to Utah next week, so we’re rebroadcasting our conversation with him about what he calls the most elemental and magisterial disease of our species. His book is called The Emperor of All Maladies.(Rebroadcast)
On Tuesday, March 22 at 7:00 p.m. Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee will deliver the Tanner Humanities Center's 2016 Tanner Lecture on Human Values. It's at Kingsbury Hall on the campus of the University of Utah. Tickets are free, but only a very limited number are available. Call the Kingsbury Hall box office at 801-581-7100, or click visit the Tanner Humanities Center for links and more information.
Siddhartha Mukherjee is the author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer [Indiebound|Amazon|Audible], which won the Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction in 2011. His book The Gene: An Intimate History [Indiebound|Amazon|Audible] is due out May 17, 2016.
His book is also the basis of the 2015 PBS documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies