Michael Stein, a primary care physician for more than 30 years and a professor of health law, policy, and management at Boston University, discusses his book Broke and its telling look at how patients’ financial challenges complicate every decision they make in life. Talking to patients about their finances, he says, helps doctors determine how to treat them.
Indigenous artists featured in the Library exhibition The Heart Is a Fist talk about their inspirations and techniques in a panel discussion moderated by Kreshaun McKinney, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s director of learning and engagement.
Irish comedian and writer Maeve Higgins, a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me!, discusses her new book Tell Everyone on This Train I Love Them, a collection of observations about life in America. Her presentation is co-sponsored by the Kansas City Irish Center as part of its annual Outrageous Women event.
In a discussion of his book Mount Washington Cemetery: In Search of Lost Time, local historian Bruce Mathews spotlights the contributions of those buried in the historic cemetery – including mountain man Jim Bridger and newspaper mogul William Rockhill Nelson – and examines efforts to preserve its historically significant landmarks.