A profoundly influential voice in the scientific community, he is best known for his books, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
, which earned
him the 2011 Pulitzer Prize, and The Gene: An Intimate History
which won international awards and was recognized by The Washington Post
and The New York Times
as one of the most influential books of 2016. The Emperor of All Maladies
been adapted into a documentary by filmmaker Ken Burns and was included among Time
magazine’s 100 best nonfiction books of the past century. Photo copyright Deborah Feingold.