Luke Dittrich is a New York Times bestseller author and a National Magazine Award-winning journalist. His first book, the award-winning New York Times bestseller, Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets, explores the scientific, ethical, and human dimensions of one of the darkest and most important case studies in the history of medicine.
As a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine and contributing editor at Esquire, Luke Dittrich’s reporting included running a marathon in Antarctica, and walking 340 miles between the U.S-Mexico border. His work has been published in anthologies such as Best American Crime Writing, Best American Travel Writing, Best American Science and Nature Writing and is a frequent guest on radio and television programs like NPR’s Weekend Edition and Today Showfrom NBC. In 2012 he received the National Magazine Award for feature writing.@lukedittrich