Laura Bush Book Club: A Conversation with Author Michele Harper


November 19, 2020

Dr. Michele Harper, author of the acclaimed – and timely – new memoir, The Beauty in Breaking, joins us for a powerful conversation about race and equity. Harper, an emergency room physician who grew up in a complicated family, explores how a life of service to others taught her how to heal herself.  Harper tells her story in case-study fashion, with each chapter devoted to a patient she treated in the ER. Each patient’s story leads to a better understanding of herself and to the inequities in our country. The New York Times called The Beauty in Breaking, “riveting, heartbreaking, sometimes difficult, always inspiring.” Moderated by WFAA-TV anchor Cynthia Izaguirre.