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Conversation and Book Signing with Daisy Hernandez, Author of The Kissing Bug
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States + Google Map
Join us for a conversation and lunch with Daisy Hernández, who will discuss The Kissing Bug and health humanities. A limited number of free copies of The Kissing Bug will be available at the event.
Author Bio: Daisy Hernández is the author of The Kissing Bug: A True Story of a Family, an Insect, and a Nation’s Neglect of a Deadly Disease (Tin House, 2021), which won the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award and was selected as an inaugural title for the National Book Foundation’s Science + Literature Program. The book was named a top 10 nonfiction book of 2021 by Time magazine and was a finalist for the New American Voices Award. She has spoken about the subject of her book—neglected disease and racial disparities in healthcare—on MSBNC and also with the Carter Center and the Pan American Health Organization.