Yochi Dreazen had seen his share of death and combat trauma
as a military journalist in Iraq and Afghanistan. But it wasn’t until he
met an American general and his family that he learned how deep
that trauma can go, and what needs to be done to heal it.
Rabbi David Wolpe is an admired writer, the popular leader of one of the largest Conservative Jewish congregations in the country, and one of the “50 most influential Jews in the world.” His latest book, David: The Divided Heart, delves into one of the Bible’s most fascinating—and human—characters.
Penn Medicine’s Frances E. Jensen is a leader in studying how the brain develops and what that means for learning, behavior, and the treatment of disease at different ages. For her book on the teenage brain, she drew on the latest neuroscience findings—and the experiment going on in her own home.