Lauren Redniss is the author of Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future; Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love and Fallout, a finalist for the 2011 National Book Award; and Century Girl: 100 years in the Life of Doris Eaton Travis, Last Living Star of the Ziegfeld Follies. Her writing and drawing has appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times, which nominated her work for the Pulitzer Prize. She has been a Guggenheim fellow, a fellow the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers, and Artist-in-Residence at the American Museum of Natural History. She teaches at Parsons the New School for Design in New York City.
In “Thunder and Lightning,” author and artist Lauren Redniss illuminates how weather works, and the sometimes strange ways it shapes our lives.