What happens when you bring the lab into the library? At the intersection of books and brains, this Great American Read PBS Facebook Live unpacked the relationship between science and storytelling.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Thomas Levenson, Boston University's Joelle Renstrom, author and Radcliffe Fellow Kaitlyn Greenidge and Meredith Goldstein of The Boston Globe sat down with WGBH Science Editor Heather Goldstone to explore how science fiction can shape readers' perceptions of the people behind the beakers.