Lydia Denworth
Author, I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language

Lydia Denworth writes about science and social issues and is the author of I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language, an investigation into hearing, sound, brain development and Deaf culture spurred by her discovery that her son couldn't hear her lullabies and the family's life-altering decision to give him a cochlear implant. She is a former Newsweek reporter, London bureau chief at People and professor of Journalism at Fordham. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Scientific American Mind, Parents, Redbook and many other publications. She lives with her husband and three sons in Brooklyn, NY.