Book Reviews

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I regularly review books on health care, technology, and music, as well as memoir, for The Washington Post and M.I.T.’s Undark.

If you’re a publisher or author with galleys you’d like to send, email me at katie dot hafner at gmail dot com

Some reviews:

Our Malady

Our Malady: Lessons in Liberty From a Hospital Diary, by Timothy Snyder

Reviewed in The Washington Post, October 2, 2020

Fallout

Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World, by Lesley M.M. Blume

Reviewed in The Washington Post, August 7, 2020

A Scheme of Heaven

A Scheme of Heaven, by Alexander Boxer

Reviewed in The Washington Post, February 20, 2020

The Soul of Care

The Soul of Care, by Arthur Kleinman

Reviewed in The Washington Post, November 8, 2019

Heart A History

Heart: A History, by Sandeep Jauhar

Reviewed in The Washington Post, November 8, 2018

How to Fix the Future

How to Fix the Future, by Andrew Keen

Reviewed in The Washington Post, March 9, 2018

To Siri with Love

To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines, by Judith Newman

Reviewed in Undark Magazine, October 23, 2017

Play it Again

Play It Again: An Amateur Against the Impossible, by Alan Rusbridger

Reviewed in The New York Times, December 6, 2013