Jennifer Vanderbes is a novelist, journalist, and screenwriter whose work has been translated into sixteen languages. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Granta, and Best New American Voices. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and was named an NEH Public Scholar for her work on Wonder Drug.
A riveting account of the most notorious drug of the twentieth century and the never-before-told story of its American survivors
In 1959, a Cincinnati pharmaceutical firm, the William S. Merrell Company, quietly began distributing samples of an excitin...[SEE MORE]