Local Author Talk: Brandy Schillace, “Mr. Humble and Dr. Butcher”

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Event Details

Join us at 7pm on Wednesday, June 2 when local author Brandy Schillace will discuss her newest book, "Mr. Humble and Dr. Butcher: A Monkey's Head, the Pope's Neuroscientist, and the Quest to Transplant the Soul."

About the Book: The engrossing biography of the first Chief of Neurosurgery at MetroHealth Hospital in Cleveland, Dr. Robert White, who tested the boundaries of science and ethics in his quest to transplant the human soul.

About the Author: Brandy Schillace is a medical historian and a critically acclaimed author. The editor-in-chief of the journal Medical Humanities, she previously worked as a professor of literature and in research and public engagement at the Dittrick Medical History Center and Museum at Case Western Reserve University.

The electronic book is available for download here from Overdrive or the physical book can be reserved here from Shaker Heights Public Library.

As this program will take place via Zoom, please provide an email address when registering so we can connect you to the meeting. You will receive a Zoom link to the program after you register.

Event Type(s): Adult, Online Programs
Presenter: Brandy Schillace, PhD
librarian@shakerlibrary.org
(216) 991-2030

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