The Perpetual Now: A Story of Amnesia, Memory, and Love.
A Conversation with the Author.
Scientific American opinion Editor Michael D. Lemonick ’83JRN discusses his latest book–the riveting life of Lonni Sue Johnson In the aftermath of a shattering illness, Lonni Sue Johnson lives in a “perpetual now,” where she has almost no memories of the past and a nearly complete inability to form new ones. The Perpetual Now is the moving story of this exceptional woman, and the groundbreaking revelations about memory, learning, and consciousness her unique case has uncovered.
An excerpt from The Perpetual Now can be found here.
This event is a collaboration between the Columbia University Club and Penn Club Program Committees.