Rebecca Makkai

Rebecca Makkais 2018 novel, The Great Believers, is a masterful story of love, friendship, and redemption that intertwines the saga of the 1980s Chicago AIDS crisis with that of a mother trying...

Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky

Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky are New York Times-bestselling authors who bring a combined twenty-five years of Silicon Valley experience to audiences everywhere, making them sought-after experts on methods and techniques to maximize...

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha is a pediatrician, professor, and public health advocate who spearheaded efforts to reveal, publicize, and fix Flint, Michigans water crisis. In 2014, a change in the citys...

Jedidiah Jenkins

Many people dream about leaving their jobs to travel the world, but Jedidiah Jenkins is one of the few to turn this dream into a reality. Finding himself dissatisfied with...

Charlie LeDuff

 Charlie LeDuff is a Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist, formerly at the New York Times, the Detroit News, and on Detroits Fox 2 News. He was one of several reporters who worked on the New York Times series How...

Dr. Dana Suskind

Dr. Dana Suskind is a Professor of Surgery and Director of the Pediatric Cochlear Implant Program at the University of Chicago.  Her work as a pediatric cochlear implant surgeon led...

Cristina Henríquez

Cristina Henríquez is the author of Come Together, Fall Apart, a collection of stories, The World in Half, and most recently The Book of Unknown Americans a dazzling page-turner about a familys...

Wendy McClure

Wendy McClure has been writing about her obsessions for nearly a decade. Her book The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie, is a...

Bich Minh Nguyen

Bich Minh Nguyen (pronounced Bic Min Ngwin), who goes by Beth, was a baby when her family fled Vietnam on April 29, 1975. They eventually settled in Michigan, where Nguyen...