isolationism http://nhpr.org en Loneliness Can Kill http://nhpr.org/post/loneliness-can-kill <p>Humans are vastly more social than most other mammals. Neuroscientists point to the development of our social brain as key to the survival of our species; early humans survived by cooperating with each other in the rearing of children, by hunting in bands, by organizing night watches. A battery of research reveals that people still need people.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:02:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 27458 at http://nhpr.org Loneliness Can Kill Writers on a New England Stage: Erik Larson http://nhpr.org/post/writers-new-england-stage-erik-larson-0 <p>Bestselling author Erik Larson, discussing “In the Garden of Beasts” live at the Portsmouth Music Hall for the Writers on a New England Stage Series. Virginia Prescott talks with him about isolationism, the accuracy of eyewitnesses, and the dual nature of discovering new stories in Nazi Germany.</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 14:32:37 +0000 Virginia Prescott 4820 at http://nhpr.org Writers on a New England Stage: Erik Larson