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Sights & Sounds: Louise Aronson's Picks

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Anna Kuperberg
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Dr. Louise Aronson, author of Elderhood

Sights and Sounds is your weekly guide the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. During shelter-in-place, instead of recommending in-person events, we're offering suggestions for ways to experience art and culture from home. This week, host Jenee Darden speaks with best-selling author and geriatrician Louise Aronson.

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Louise Aronson's most recent book is Elderhood, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Watch her Bay Area Book Festival interview with Jenee Darden.