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Works By Cullman Center Fellows


Books by Cullman Center Fellows as of August, 2015Marie Curie's Hand, by Lauren RednissMarie Curie's Hand, by Lauren Redniss(based on research done at the Center; forthcoming titles in bold)


Donald Antrim, The Afterlife, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2006.

Hilary Ballon (Fellow) and Kenneth T. Jackson, eds., Robert Moses and the Modern City: The Transformation of New York, W. W. Norton, 2007.

Deborah Baker, The Convert, Graywolf Press, 2011.

Andrea Barrett, The Air We Breathe, W. W. Norton, 2007.

Thomas Bender, A Nation Among Nations: America’s Place in World History, Hill and Wang, 2006.

David Bezmozgis, The Betrayers, Little, Brown, 2014

David Blight, A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Harcourt, 2007.

Carmen Boullosa, La Otra Mano de Lepanto, Fondo de Cultura Económica, Mexico, 2005.

Emily Braun (Fellow), Emily D. Bilski, Leon Botstein, Shira Brisman, Barbara Hahn, and Lucia Re, Jewish Women and Their Salons: The Power of Conversation, Yale University Press, 2005.

Tom Buk-Swienty, The Other Half: The Life of Jacob Riis and the World of Immigrant America, W. W. Norton, 2008. Translation by Annette Buk-Swienty of Den ideelle amerikaner en biografi om journalisten, reformisten og fotografen Jacob A. Riis, Gyldendal (Denmark), 2005.

D. Graham Burnett, Trial by Jury, Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.

Ian Buruma, Year Zero: A History of 1945, Penguin, September 2013.

Pamela Clemit (Fellow) and Gina Luria Walker, ed., William Godwin’s Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Broadview, 2001.

Claudine Cohen, La femme des origines: images de la femme dans la préhistoire occidentale, Belin-Herscher (France), 2003.

Deborah Cohen, Family Secrets: Living with Shame from the Victorians to the Present Day, Oxford University Press, 2013.

Andrew Delbanco, Melville: His World and Work, Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.

Jennifer Egan, The Keep, Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.

Nathan Englander, The Ministry of Special Cases, Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.

Laura Engelstein, Slavophile Empire: Imperial Russia’s Illiberal Path, Cornell University Press, 2009.

Álvaro Enrigue, Muerte Subita (Anagrama), Winner of the 2013 Premio Herralde de Novela

Hal Foster, Bad New Days, Verso, 2015

Steve Fraser, Every Man a Speculator: A History of Wall Street in American Life, HarperCollins, 2005.

Ian Frazier, Travels in Siberia, Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2010.

Paul Freedman, Out of the East: Spices and the Medieval Imagination, Yale University Press, 2008.

Paul Freedman, ed., Food: The History of Taste, University of California Press, 2007.

Nell Freudenberger, The Newlyweds, Knopf, 2012.

Walter Frisch, German Modernism: Music and the Arts, University of California Press, 2005.

François Furstenberg, When the United States Spoke French, Penguin Press, 2014.

Rivka Galchen, American Innovations, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014

Francisco Goldman, The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop?, Grove Atlantic, 2007.

Francisco Goldman, The Divine Husband, Grove Atlantic, 2004.

Linda Gordon, Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits, W.W. Norton, 2009.

Linda Gordon (Fellow) and Gary Y. Okihiro, eds., Impounded: Dorothea Lange and the Censored Images of Japanese American Internment, W. W. Norton, 2006.

Greg Grandin, The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World, Metropolitan Books, 2013

Andrew Sean Greer, The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells, Ecco Press, June 2013.

Farah Jasmine Griffin, Harlem Nocturne: Women Artists and Progressive Politics During World War II, Basic Civitas Books, September 2013.

David Hinton, Hunger Mountain: A Guide to Mind and Landscape, Shambhala, 2012.

Anthony Holden, The Wit in the Dungeon: A Life of Leigh Hunt, Little, Brown, 2005.

A. M. Homes, The Mistress’s Daughter, Viking, 2007.

A. M. Homes, This Book Will Save Your Life, Viking, 2006.

Ada Louise Huxtable, Frank Lloyd Wright, Viking, 2004.

Eiko Ikegami, Bonds of Civility, Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Susan Jacoby, Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism, Metropolitan Books, 2004.

Maya Jasanoff, Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World, Knopf, 2011.

Carla Kaplan, Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance, Harper, September 2013.

Ben Katchor, Up from the Stacks [musical theater piece], with composer Mark Mulcahy, 2011.

Joel Kaye, A History of Balance 1250-1375: The Emergence of a New Model of Equilibrium and its Impact on Thought, Cambridge University Press, 2014

Patrick Radden Keefe, Chatter: Dispatches from the Secret World of Global Eavesdropping, Random House, 2005.

Elizabeth Kendall, Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the Making of a Choreographer, Oxford University Press, July 2013.

Roger S. Keyes, Ehon: The Artist and the Book in Japan, The New York Public Library, 2006.

Sheila Kohler, Bluebird, or The Invention of Happiness, Other Press, 2007.

Stephen Kotkin, Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928, Penguin Press, 2014.

Nicole Krauss, Great House, W.W. Norton, 2010.

Hari Kunzru, Gods Without Men, 2012.

Allen Kurzweil, The Grand Complication, Hyperion, 2001.

Herbert Leibowitz, "Something Urgent I Have to Say to You": The Life and Works of William Carlos Williams, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.

Hermione Lee, Edith Wharton, Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.

Sara Lipton, Dark Mirrors: The Medieval Origins of Jewish Iconography, Metropolitan Books, 2014.

Phillip Lopate, Waterfront: A Journey Around Manhattan, Crown, 2004.

Arthur Lubow, Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer, Ecco, 2016

Dániel Margócsy, Commercial Visions: Science, Trade, And Visual Culture in the Dutch Golden Age, The University of Chicago Press, 2014.

Colum McCann, Zoli, Random House, 2007.

Lucy McDiarmid, Poets and the Peacock Dinner: The Literary History of a Meal, Oxford University Press, 2014.

Jill McDonough, Habeas Corpus, Salt Publishing, 2008.

Richard McGuire, Here, Pantheon, 2014

Howard Markel, When Germs Travel, Pantheon, 2004.

Andrew Meier, The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin’s Secret Service, W. W. Norton, 2008.

Michael Meyer, In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China, Bloomsbury Press, 2015.

Anne Mendelson, Milk: The Surprising Story of Milk Through the Ages, Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.

James Miller, Examined Lives, from Socrates to Nietzsche, Farrar, Strausn & Giroux, 2011.

Douglas Morris, Justice Imperiled: The Anti-Nazi Lawyer Max Hirschberg in Weimar Germany, University of Michigan Press, 2005.

Josip Novakovich, April Fool’s Day, HarperCollins, 2004.

Joseph O’Connor, Redemption Falls, Free Press, 2007.

Joseph O'Neill: The Dog, Pantheon, 2014

Julie Orringer, The Invisible Bridge, Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.

Philip J. Pauly, Fruits and Plains: The Horticultural Transformation of America, Harvard University Press, 2008.

Susan Pedersen, The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire, Oxford University Press, 2015.

Carla Peterson, Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth Century New York, Yale University Press, 2011.

Caryl Phillips, Dancing in the Dark, Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.

José Manuel Prieto, Rex, Anagrama (Barcelona), 2007. Translated by Esther Allen and published as Rex: A Novel, Grove, 2009.

Francine Prose, The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired, HarperCollins, 2002.

Lauren Redniss, Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie, A Tale of Love & Fallout, HarperCollins, 2010.

Melanie Rehak, Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her, Harcourt, 2005.

James Romm, Dying Everyday: Seneca at the Court of Nero, Alfred A. Knopf, 2013

Karen Russell, Swamplandia!, Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

Katherine Russell Rich, Dreaming in Hindi, Houghton Mifflin, 2009.

Harvey Sachs, The Letters of Arturo Toscanini, Alfred A. Knopf, 2002.

Luc Sante, The Other Paris, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.

Raymond P. Scheindlin, The Song of the Distant Dove: Judah Helevi’s Pilgrimage, Oxford University Press, 2007.

Stacy Schiff, A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America, Henry Holt, 2005.

Lore Segal, Half the Kingdom, Melville House, October 2013.

Danzy Senna, Where Did You Sleep Last Night? A Personal History, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009.

James Shapiro, Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare? Alfred A. Knopf, 2010.

Laurie Sheck, A Monster’s Notes, Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

Owen Sheers, I Saw a Man, Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2015.

Matthew Stewart, Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic, W.W Norton, 2014

T. J. Stiles, The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

Andrew Stott, The Poet and the Vampyre: The Curse of Byron and the Birth of Literature's Greatest Monsters, Pegasus Books, 2014.

Jeff Talarigo, The Ginseng Hunter, Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2008.

Colm Tóibín, Lady Gregory’s Toothbrush, University of Wisconsin, 2002.

Jeremy Treglown, V. S. Pritchett: A Working Life, Random House, 2005.

John Tresch, The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology after Napoleon, University Of Chicago Press, 2012.

Julia Van Haften,  Aperture Masters of Photography: Berenice Abbott, Aperture, 2015.

David Waldstreicher, Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution, Hill & Wang, 2004.

Edmund White, Hotel de Dream, Ecco, 2007.

Colson Whitehead, Sag Harbor, Doubleday, 2009.

Sean Wilentz, The Age of Reagan: A History 1974–2008, HarperCollins, 2008.

Serinity Young, Courtesans and Tantric Consorts: Sexualities in Buddhist Narrative, Iconography, and Ritual, Routledge, 2004.

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