An Evening with Sandeep Jauhar and Jason Karlawish: My Father's Brain and The Problem of Alzheimer's

April 19th at 6:30

Please join us for a conversation and  discussion with Sandeep Jauhar, author of My Father's Brain, and Jason Karlawish, author of The Problem of Alzeimers for a rich and informative discussion of  Alzheimers and its rippling effect.

"Blending the humor, compassion, and absorbing family drama of first-rate memoir with expert science writing, [Sandeep Jauhar] has composed a can’t-miss introduction to what has been called The Age of Alzheimer’s." —Sanjay Gupta, author of Keep Sharp and World War C

"Karlawish blends history and science with his effortless storytelling abilities, resulting in an elegant work.”--Siddhartha Mukherjee, New York Times bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Gene


Sandeep Jauhar is the bestselling author of three acclaimed books on medical topics: InternDoctored, and Heart: A History, which was named a best book of 2018 by The Mail on SundayScience Friday, and the Los Angeles Public Library, and was a PBS NewsHourNew York Times book club pick; it was also a finalist for the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize. A practicing physician, Jauhar writes regularly for the opinion section of The New York Times. His TED Talk on the emotional heart was one of the ten most-watched TED Talks of 2019

JASON KARLAWISH is a physician and writer, and a professor of medicine, medical ethics and health policy, and neurology at the University of Pennsylvania and co-director of the Penn Memory Center. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Event date: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
Head House Books
619 S 2nd Street
Phila, PA 19147
My Father's Brain: Life in the Shadow of Alzheimer's By Sandeep Jauhar Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374605841
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 11th, 2023