Michael Paul Mason
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|Michael Paul Mason|
May 29, 1971 |
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Notable works||Head Cases: Stories of Brain Injury and Its Aftermath|
Mason's first book of non-fiction, Head Cases: Stories of Brain Injury and Its Aftermath, chronicles the years he spent as a brain-injury case manager and tells the stories of twelve individuals who survived brain injury.
While a contributing editor for Discover magazine, Mason wrote the article, "Dead Men Walking", which triggered a national debate about the treatment of brain-injured veterans of the Iraq War. As an independent radio producer, Mason has created works that have appeared on several public radio stations.
- Head Cases: Stories of Brain Injury and Its Aftermath (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008)
- "Dead Men Walking", Discover (2007)
- "Iraq's Medical Meltdown", Discover (2007)
- "The 9/11 Cover-Up", Discover (2007)
- "How to Teach Science to the Pope", Discover (2008)
- "Keeping Our Heads" (op-ed), The New York Times (2009)
- "Narrative Lost and Found", This Land Press (2010)
- "The Future of Writing is in My Jacket", The Late American Novel: Writers on the Future of Books, Soft Skull Press (2011)
- "Subterranean Psychonaut: The Strange and Dreadful Saga of Gordon Todd Skinner" (with Chris Sandel and Lee Roy Chapman), This Land Press (2013)
- "Inside the Glore," (2009)
- "The Guardian of the Murder House," (2009)
- "Goodbye Tulsa" (weekly series)
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