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Meet the Author: Kris Newby

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Kris Newby is an award-winning science writer at Stanford University and the senior producer of the Lyme disease documentary, Under Our Skin, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was a 2010 Oscar semifinalist. Previously, Newby was a technology writer for Apple and other Silicon Valley companies. She lives in Palo Alto.

Books by Kris Newby


The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons

Book cover image: Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons

A riveting thriller reminiscent of The Hot Zone, this true story dives into the mystery surrounding one of the most controversial and misdiagnosed conditions of our time—Lyme disease—and of Willy Burgdorfer, the man who discovered the microbe behind it, revealing his secret role in developing bug-borne biological weapons, and raising terrifying questions about the genesis of the epidemic of tick-borne diseases affecting millions of…  More »

  • 2019 Nautilus Award Winner: SILVER in Journalism & Investigative Reporting