Mary Beth Pfeiffer | An Island Press Author

Mary Beth Pfeiffer

Mary Beth Pfeiffer was a reporter for the Poughkeepsie Journal from 1982-2015 and is the author of Crazy in America: The Hidden Scandal of Our Criminalized Mentally Ill (Carroll & Graf Publishers/Basic Books, 2007).


The First Epidemic of Climate Change

Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into areas where it was once too cold for them to live. The first epidemic to emerge in the era of climate change, the disease infects half a million people in the US and Europe...