Mr. Humble &
Dr. Butcher

The mesmerizing true story of a brilliant and eccentric surgeon and his quest to transplant the human soul...

About the Author

Dr. BRANDY SCHILLACE (skil-AH-chay) writes non-fiction on death and dying, the history of science and steampunk, and the Cold War race to transplant a human head (Forthcoming). Her books have been reviewed in Science Magazine, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, New Yorker, and Wall Street Journal. Dr. Schillace is a 2018 winner of the Arthur P. Sloan Science Foundation award and has appeared on Travel Channel’s Mysteries at the Museum and NPR’s Here and Now. She has bylines at Scientific American, Globe and Mail, HuffPo, SLATE, and Crime Reads. (she/her)

Dr. Schillace lives in Ohio and, in addition to her work as an author, is editor-in-chief of BMJ’s Medical Humanities Journal.


Recent Work

Mr. Humble & Dr. Butcher

By Brandy Schillace

Clockwork Futures

By Brandy Schillace

Death's Summer Coat

By Brandy Schillace