David Shenk is an award-winning, national-bestselling author of five books, and a contributor to National Geographic, Slate, the New York Times, Gourmet, Harper’s, American Scholar, NPR and PBS. He has written about pandemics, music, technology, chess, politics, bioethics, the brain, corporate malfeasance and kids’ toys. He frequently lectures on health, education and technology, and is currently writing a blog-and-book about the source of talent and ‘giftedness’.

David Shenk‘s books include Data Smog and a book of essays entitled The End of Patience. He has written for many American newspapers and journals. Shenk was a 1995-1996 Freedom Forum Fellow and a 1998 US-Japan Fellow. He lives in Brooklyn.

Books by David Shenk

The Forgetting