Library of Congress

National Book Festival

At the 2018 National Book Festival


  • Understanding Our World
    Saturday, September 1
    3:50 pm - 4:40 pm

Book Signing

  • Saturday, September 1
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Juli Berwald received her Ph.D. in ocean science from the University of Southern California. She is the author of “Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone” (Riverhead). Berwald has also written a science textbook and has worked as an editor. She has written for a number of publications, including The New York Times, Nature, National Geographic and Slate.

Juli Berwald

Photo by Madeleine Tilin Photography