Listen to British rocker Jarvis Cocker read the story "Descent of Species" from Sum. He is one of the dozens of terrific voices who read for the audio book. Jarvis is known for his raw and edgy albums such as Jarvis and Further Complications.
I hosted a BBC radio documentary to explore the imagination of one of Italy's foremost writers, Italo Calvino.
The author Will Self and I appeared on stage together to discuss life, death, and what makes good writing.
The shootings at Sandy Hook on December 14, 2012 sparked debate ranging from gun control to bulletproof windows. But the most fruitful approach may be to prioritize our discussion of mental illness.
Designing how we would like to experience our universe...
Sum was the only book of fiction in New Scientist magazine's selection of Best Books of 2009.
David has won the Science Educator Award from the Society of Neuroscience.
Want to know more about the inner workings of a neuroscience lab? Watch a video profile of David and his students on NOVA Science Now.