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Lauren Slater

Lauren Slater is the author of Welcome to My Country, Prozac Diary, Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir , and Opening Skinner's Box , among other books. She has received numerous awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, and a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT. Opening Skinner's Box was nominated for best science writing by the Los Angeles Times , and her work has been reprinted numerous times in The Best American Essays . She lives on a farm in Fitchburg,...See more