Award-winning science journalist, author of Friendship, and co-author of Parent Nation.
Lydia Denworth is an award-winning science journalist. She is a contributing editor at Scientific American and the author of Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond, which was named one of the best leadership books of 2020 by Adam Grant, Ph.D. and called “the best of science writing” by Booklist. She is also co-author, with Dana Suskind, MD, of the New York Times bestseller Parent Nation, and has written two other books of popular science: I Can Hear You Whisper and Toxic Truth. Her work has also appeared in The Atlantic, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Time, and many other publications.