Lisa Belkin

Lisa Belkin is a reporter for "The New York Times" and author of that newspaper's "Life's Work" column. She is the author of "First, Do No Harm, " about a Texas hospital as seen through the prism of its ethics committee, and "Show Me a Hero, " about the effects of a judge's desegregation order on one small neighborhood. Belkin lives with her husband, Bruce, two sons, Evan and Alex, and dog, Riley, in Westchester County, New York.