A panoramic and accessible guide to one of the most celebrated—and controversial—authors of the 20th centuryPhilip Roth was one of the most prominent, controversial, and prolific American writers of his generation. By the time of his death in 2018, he had won the Pulitzer Prize, two National Book Awards, and three PEN/Faulkner Awards. In “Understanding Philip […]
All the Flowers Kneeling, the debut poetry collection of Paul Tran, MFA ’19, takes readers on a transformative ride.
Explorer Lawrence Millman has traveled far and wide, writing stories of his adventures from the Arctic to the Ecuadorian Amazon and beyond.
Diana Montaño, assistant professor of history in Arts & Sciences, has won the Alfred B. Thomas Award for her book “Electrifying Mexico: Technology and the Transformation of a Modern City.”
In her new book, “Making the World Over: Confronting Racism, Misogyny, and Xenophobia in U.S. History,” R. Marie Griffith addresses the helplessness many feel around public debate, giving readers tools to listen, respond and address deep social injustices.
Cartoonist Alison Bechdel, known for her groundbreaking, richly layered depictions of queer life and family relationships, will receive the 2022 International Humanities Prize from Washington University in St. Louis.
An incisive, intersectional essay anthology that celebrates and examines romance and romantic media through the lens of Black readers, writers, and cultural commentators.
Acclaimed author, cartoonist, philosopher, screenwriter and essayist Charles Johnson, who won the 1990 National Book Award for his novel “Middle Passage,” will present the keynote address for the 2022 Faculty Book Celebration at Washington University in St. Louis.
Alumna Merissa Nathan Gerson has written a heartfelt roadmap to help us navigate the tumultuous, uneven, often unacknowledged terrain of death and loss.
Named one of the most-anticipated books of 2022, The Great Man Theory is about an armchair revolutionary desperate to save America from itself.