What's New

September 22, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS
New Annotation: Jeffrey Berman's collection of essays on writers' end-of-life memoirs Dying in Character

New Annotation: David Oshinksy's Pulitzer Prize-winning history of polio in America Polio: An American Story


New Annotation: Ben Shapiro's movie Brief Encounters, a documentary about photographer Gregory Crewdson and his psychologically compelling work. 



We are pleased to announce that Barron Lerner, MD, PhD, has joined our Editorial Board.

Dr. Lerner is a professor in the Departments of Medicine and Population Health at NYU Langone Medical Center. His fifth book, The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son, and the Evolution of Medical Ethics, was published by Beacon Press in May of 2014. In addition to his research, Dr. Lerner practices general internal medicine and teaches medical ethics and the history of medicine. 
You can read a recent interview with Dr. Lerner on our blog.






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Lucy Bruell has been appointed Editor in Chief of the Literature, Arts and Medicine Database effective September 1, 2011.  Founding editor Felice Aull is now Editor Emerita. 

NEW LINKS HAVE BEEN MADE TO:

 
Homepages of artists (see also Meet the Artist):
Kiki Smith
 
Homepages of authors (see also Meet the Author):
Cheryl L. McLean (ed) and George Saunders
 
Annotated work with online text (see also the Reading Room):
Roger Angell  This Old Man
George Saunders  Tenth of December
 
TOTAL DATABASE CONTENTS
148 Art Annotations
250 Film Annotations
2617 Literature Annotations
2 Theater Annotations
93 Artists
1660 Authors
139 Keywords