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Linda Villarosa is a journalist, an educator and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine. She covers the intersection of health and medicine and social justice. She is a journalist in residence and professor at the Craig Newmark School of Journalism at CUNY and teaches journalism, medicine and Black Studies at the City College of New York. Her book Under the Skin was published in June 2022.
Under the Skin Awards & More
Under the Skin was named one of the best books of the year by the Washington Post, The Atlantic, Time Magazine, Publisher's Weekly and NPR -- and one of the 10 Best Books of 2022 by the New York Times.
The book was a finalist for the 2023 Pulitzer Prize and won the 2023 J. Anthony Lukas Prize for
excellence in nonfiction writing from the Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman
Foundation for Journalism at Harvard and the Lillian Smith Book Award from the University of
Georgia. It was nominated for an NAACP Image Award and is a finalist for the Helen Bernstein
Award for Excellence in Journalism by the New York Public Library.
Watch the NY Times live-event announcement below
(Under the Skin starts at 39:30)
Under the Skin
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