David Shenk

American writer, lecturer, and filmmaker.

David Shenk is the award-winning and national-bestselling author of six books, including The Genius in All of Us, The Forgetting, Data Smog, and The Immortal Game. He is creator and co-host of the public radio podcast The Forgetting, creator and executive producer of the Living with Alzheimer’s Film Project, and a contributor to National Geographic, Slate, The New York Times, Gourmet, Harper’s, The New Yorker, NPR, and PBS. Shenk lives in Brooklyn.