Ta-Nehisi Coates

In his work as a National Book Award-winning writer and formerly as a National Correspondent for The Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates has emerged as an essential voice for our times. His...

Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Dan-el Padilla Peralta was the 2006 Latin salutatorian of Princeton University and has been called one of the best classicists to emerge in his generation. He received his Ph.D. in...

Chang-rae Lee

A deeply influential writer about race, class and immigrant life in America, Chang-rae Lee has built a dazzling reputation as a spellbinder (The Hartford Courant), a master craftsman (The Washington...

Jon Gertner

Jon Gertner is a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine, where he writes features on science, innovation and technology. His 2012 book The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the...

Dr. Nicole Avena

Dr. Nicole Avena is a research neuroscientist and expert in the fields of nutrition, diet and addiction. A recognized pioneer in the field of food addiction, her seminal research work...