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Former Leader Of Arizona Science Center Writes First Novel

Appetite book cover
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"Appetite," by Sheila Grinell.

Career shifts are often dramatic — but how about moving from designing science centers and focusing on education to becoming a novelist?

Phoenix resident Sheila Grinell is the former head of the Arizona Science Center. She was also a leader of the New York Hall of Science and the Exploratorium in San Francisco. She has moved from running science centers to writing her first novel, "Appetite ."

Steve Goldstein was a host at KJZZ from 1997 to 2022.