David Brown

David Brown , a journalist and a physician, was a staff writer for The Washington Post from 1991 to 2013.

Orwell’s Last Neighborhood

While envisioning the darkest of futures and grappling with mortality, the English writer retreated to an idyllic Scottish isle to write Nineteen Eighty-Four

by David Brown | Monday, March 04, 2019

Opioids and Paternalism

To help end the crisis, both doctors and patients need to find a new way to think about pain

by David Brown | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Two of a Kind

A postwar friendship

by David Brown | Thursday, September 05, 2013

What’s Wrong (and Right) with Science Journalism

Remarks to the University of Iowa on October 8, 2008, for the Project on Rhetoric of Inquiry

by David Brown | Tuesday, September 01, 2009