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Kathleen Sharp

Author of True-Life Thriller Blood Medicine

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Kathleen Sharp is a journalist and author of four acclaimed non-fiction books. She has written for The New York Times Magazine, Parade, Elle, Playboy, and Fortune, among many others. She has produced segments for National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and has appeared and consulted on film documentaries for Turner Classic Movies, the Biography Channel, and Bravo. She’s also contributed to several anthologies, including one nominated for an Edgar award. Sharp has won several awards, including a first place prize for investigative reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists; an economic fellowship to study at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Washington; and a health-care fellowship from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication. An avid runner, she lives in Santa Barbara with her family.

Speaking Topics

  • Blood Medicine: The Man Who Blew the Whistle on One of the Deadliest Prescription Drugs Ever


An Interview with Kathleen Sharp, author of Blood Feud

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Blood Medicine

"A blockbuster of a story, especially today with Medicare potentially on the chopping block."

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