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About Jon Franklin
Two-time Pulitzer prize winning author Jon Franklin takes his readers into places they've never been. A pioneer in the narrative nonfiction movement -- nonfiction that reads as easily as if it were fiction -- Franklin is known for his easy style. His stories and books will allow you to climb Kitt Peak to peer through one of the world's most powerful telescopes, watch over the shoulders of brain surgeons as they save a patient's life, travel back in time to uncover the secrets of our own behavioral evolution. All this, without leaving the comfort of your easy chair.
Check out his blog and some of his most powerful stories at www.jonfranklin.com
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“This marvelous book offers the public its first look into the mechanism of what we were once pleased to call the soul,” said one reviewer. A religious writer took the opposite stance: “Reading this book is like looking through the gates of hell.” Today this New York Times book of the year is still as useful and relevant as the day it was published.