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Faculty Bookshelf

Author,Viral
W.W. Norton,2015
cover of "The Man Who Walked Away"
Author,The Man Who Walked Away: A Novel
Bloomsbury USA,2014
I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place
2013
The Figure of a Man Being Swallowed by a Fish
The University of Chicago Press,2012
An Individual History
W. W. Norton & Company,2012
Orphan Hours
W. W. Norton & Company,2012
Author,What is Left the Daughter
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,2010
Effacement
Flood Editions,2010
Editor,At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn
University of Chicago Press,2009
The Last Summer of the World: A Novel
W. W. Norton & Company,2008
Posthumous Keats: A Personal Biography
W. W. Norton,2008
Make Us Wave Back
University of Michigan Press,2007
The Haunting of L.
Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux,2007
Devotion
Houghton Mifflin,2007
Civilization
Flood Editions,2006
From the Book of Giants
2006
Genealogy
HarperCollins,2006
Dark Wild Realm
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,2006
In Fond Remembrance of Me
Picador,2005
Argument & Song: Sources and Silences in Poetry
Handsel,2003
Drastic
William Morrow,2002
The Chauffeur
Picador,2002
The Northern Lights
Picador,2001
Now That My Father Lies Down Beside Me: New and Selected Poems, 1970-2000
Ecco,2001
The World's Room
University of Chicago Press,2001
The Shape of Things to Come
William Morrow,2001
The Ledge
Houghton Mifflin,2000
The Museum Guard
Picador,2000
The Reef
University of Chicago Press,1999
The Neighbor
University of Chicago Press,1995

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News

March 26, 2015
Bill Peterson (emeritus) and Sylvia Peterson were interviewed in the Winter 2015 issue of Fine Books and Collections about their project of cataloguing William Morris's library.
March 26, 2015
Emily Mitchell has a story in the April issue of Harper's Magazine.
March 25, 2015
Bob Levine's coedited critical and cultural edition of Frederick Douglass's The Heroic Slave was just published by Yale University Press. His literary biography, The Lives of Frederick Douglass, will be published by Harvard UP in the fall. On April 15th he's giving the annual Washington Emancipation Day Lecture, sponsored by George Washington University.
March 25, 2015
Jonathan Rick of PWP delivered two presentations in March: one, on the use and abuse of numbers, to a Ragan conference on PR measurement; the other, on business writing, to LEVICK, a DC-based communications consultancy. 
March 25, 2015
Radford's poem "Tree House" was published in the Winter 2015 issue of Agave Magazine.
March 25, 2015
From May 1-2, Noa will attend the British Modernities Group conference (through the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) called "Bad Books: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation." Her paper is titled "Textuality and Reception of Nabokov's The Original of Laura."
March 25, 2015
Amanda Visconti launched a participatory digital edition of James Joyce's Ulysses at InfiniteUlysses.com as part of her dissertation. She will present a talk about the project at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (0301 Hornbake Library) 12:30-1:45pm on Tuesday, April 7th.
March 25, 2015
Porter presented a paper at MLA in Vancouver last January titled "The New Barbarians: The Postcolonial Hacker in the Age of Globalization" as part of a panel on postcolonial digital humanities.
March 25, 2015
Sarah Bonnie will be presenting a paper at NAISA's Annual Conference this summer titled “The ‘Authentic Indian’ as a Biopolitical Invention: Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins’ Resistance to Colonial Constructions of Indianness.”
March 25, 2015
The January issue of the Prince George’s County Bar Association published an article by Robin Earnest, Esq. entitled  “The Richmond Attorney’s Program—Maryland’s New Plan For Representing Indigent Defendants at Pretrial Release Proceedings.” This March, Robin was privileged to speak to members of the University’s pre-law fraternity (Phi Alpha Delta) about her legal writing course, and work as a private attorney.