Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris is a bestselling author, television host, and medical historian with a doctorate from Oxford University. Her debut book, The Butchering Art, won the PEN/E.O. Wilson Award for Literary Science and has been translated into twenty languages. Dr Fitzharris writes regularly for a variety of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Scientific America, The Guardian, The Lancet, and New Scientist. Her new television series on the Smithsonian Channel, The Curious Life and Death of…, explores some of the most mysterious deaths in history.

Her next book will be on the birth of plastic surgery told through the incredible story of Harold Gillies, the pioneering surgeon who first united art and medicine to address the horrific facial injures that resulted from the First World War.

Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris is a bestselling author, television host, and medical historian with a doctorate from Oxford University. Her debut book, The Butchering Art, won the PEN/E.O. Wilson Award for Literary Science and has been translated into twenty languages. Dr Fitzharris writes regularly for a variety of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Scientific America, The Guardian, The Lancet, and New Scientist. Her new television series on the Smithsonian Channel, The Curious Life and Death of…, explores some of the most mysterious deaths in history.

Her next book will be on the birth of plastic surgery told through the incredible story of Harold Gillies, the pioneering surgeon who first united art and medicine to address the horrific facial injures that resulted from the First World War.