Gary Taubes

Science writer Gary Taubes is the author of four books, including the 2011 best-seller Why We Get Fat. He has won the Science in Society Award of the National Association of Science Writers three times. A former staff writer for Discover, his work has also appeared in Science, the New York Times Magazine, and other publications. He is currently writing a book about sugar, and recently helped launch a nonprofit to fund scientific research into the links between diet and chronic disease.