Meet Claudia Kalb, author of Andy Warhol was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History's Great Personalities.
Andy Warhol was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History's Great Personalities
Was Andy Warhol a hoarder? Did Einstein have autism? Was Frank Lloyd Wright a narcissist? In this surprising, inventive, and meticulously researched look at the evolution of mental health, acclaimed health and science journalist Claudia Kalb gives readers a glimpse into the lives of high-profile historic figures through the lens of modern psychology, weaving groundbreaking research into biographical narratives that are deeply embedded in our culture. From Marilyn Monroe's borderline personality disorder to Charles Darwin's anxiety, Kalb provides compelling insight into a broad range of maladies, using historical records and interviews with leading mental health experts, biographers, sociologists, and other specialists. Packed with intriguing revelations, this smart narrative brings a new perspective to one of the hottest new topics in today's cultural conversation.
Claudia Kalb is the author of Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History's Great Personalities (National Geographic, Feb. 2016).
Claudia is an award-winning journalist specializing in medicine, health, and science. A former senior writer for Newsweek, she has written extensively on a wide range of topics, from genetic testing to the science of emotional memory. Her freelance work has appeared in numerous publications, including Smithsonian and Scientific American.
Claudia lives with her family in Alexandria, VA.