The Angel and The Assassin: Book Launch and Tour Info

Dear all,

The Angel and the Assassin: The Tiny Brain Cell that Changed the Course of Medicine will be out in just 6 days!

If you haven’t yet, I hope you’ll consider pre-ordering from your local bookstore or seller of your choice!

You can also check out this review in Kirkus, or read the prologue here!

And, I have a piece about the book coming out in Wired magazine on January 21, as well as OpEds in The Boston Globe and STAT, so keep your eyes peeled!

I’m heading out on tour starting on the 21st, and would love to see your lovely faces! All the details are on my website, but here’s a quick look at where I’ll be over the next month. Let me know if you’re coming on Facebook or Twitter or Instagram! Invite your friends! Come and ask me questions! 


JANUARY 21 – BALTIMORE
The Ivy Bookstore – 7:00 pm
In conversation with Sheilah Kast, host of On the Record, WYPR, Baltimore’s NPR News Station, with book signing and wine tasting to follow, courtesy of Peter Wood of The French Paradox (Voted Best Wine Store in Baltimore)!

JANUARY 30 – CAMBRIDGE, MA
Harvard Science Center – 6:00 pm
Harvard Division of Science, Harvard Cabot Science Library Series, Harvard Bookstore
In conversation with
Carey Goldberg, host of CommonHealth, WBUR, Boston’s NPR Station, and the brilliant Beth Stevens Ph.D., MacArthur Fellow and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator 

FEBRUARY 5 – BELMONT, MA
Belmont Books – 7:00 pm
In conversation with the amazing Bina Venkataraman, editorial page editor, The Boston Globe, and author of the amazing book The Optimist’s Telescope

FEBRUARY 10 – BROOKLYN, NY
Word Books – 7:00 pm
A Sob Sisters event organized by the sensational trio of New York Times bestselling writers, Susannah Cahalan, Ada Calhoun, Karen Abbott
In conversation with Kate Winkler Dawson, author of the wonderful book, American Sherlock
Sign up here

FEBRUARY 12 – ANNAPOLIS, MD
Eastport Library – 6:30 pm
Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County and Old Fox Books
In conversation with the brilliant
Christina Bethell, Ph.D., professor of public health at Bloomberg School of Health at Johns Hopkins

FEBURARY 15 – HARRISBURG, PA
Midtown Scholar – 5:00 pm
In conversation with Brett Sholtis, reporter for Transforming Health, WITF, Harrisburg’s NPR News Station


Those are the dates! I so hope to see you there!

Thank you all for your help and support- please feel free to post and share this widely!

– Donna

1 thought on “The Angel and The Assassin: Book Launch and Tour Info

  1. Congratulations Donna,

    This is wonderful news! All your books bring us important and updated health information that is always a step ahead of current thinking. I especially enjoy your writing style as it is like reading an excellent novel. Your case studies add such a personal touch. Thank you for your dedication and hard work! Can’t wait to read it.

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