Lindsey Fitzharris

The PEN Ten with Lindsey Fitzharris

"Although I have a doctorate in the History of Science & Medicine from the University of Oxford, I consider myself first and foremost a storyteller, and a historian second." More

Rain: A Natural and Cultural History

"Rain and two more of its wondrous pride—clouds and rainbows—have inspired writers, painters, and poets for thousands of years. Ho­mer’s Iliad is thick with clouds, as is much of… More

In Search of Salvation

He stood about six feet but weighed, at most, 110 pounds. His face was so emaciated that you could see nearly every bone. The few remaining teeth he had… More

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