Join us at Bookworks as we welcome author Pam Belluck and star of the book Dr. Lepore. The hot new book Island Practice is about Dr. Lepore inextricably vital to a community at a time when medicine is increasingly money-driven and impersonal. Can he remain a maverick even as a healthcare chain subsumes his hospital? While Nantucket is unique, every community has—or needs—a Doctor Lepore, and his island’s drive to retain individuality in a cookie-cutter world is echoed across America.
Pam Belluck has been a staff writer for the New York Times for more than fifteen years, during which she has written about everything from cattle rustling to embryo adoption, reported from places as diverse as Medellin, Colombia, and Seongham, South Korea. She served for more than a decade as national bureau chief, covering some of the biggest stories for the paper. She is currently a health and medical writer for the Times. She has won several awards, a Knight Fellowship, and a Fulbright Scholarship.
This event will take place at Bookworks, 25 Broad St.