Political Gabfest

Gabfest Reads: Invisible Kingdom

How Meghan 0’Rourke became a detective of her own illness.


Episode Notes

Emily Bazelom talks with author Meghan O’Rourke about germ theory, biomarkers, medical mysteries, and the quest to return to health, as chronicled in her new book The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness.

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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank.


About the Show

Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says, “Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest.” The Gabfest is hosted by Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz. Listen for the debates, stay for the cocktail chatter.

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