Works By Cullman Center Fellows

Books by Cullman Center Fellows

As of April 2023. Forthcoming titles in bold.

Uwem Akpan, New York, My Village, W. W. Norton, 2021.

Translated by Esther Allen. Antonio Di Benedetto, Zama, New  York Review Books Classics, 2016.

Edited by Esther Allen (Fellow) and Susan Bernofsky, In Translation: Translators on Their Work and What It Means, Columbia University Press, 2013. 

Donald Antrim, The Afterlife, Farrar, Straus and 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.

Edward Ball, Life of a Klansman: A Family History with White Supremacy, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020. 

Andrés Barba, Vida de Guastavino y Guastavino, Anagrama, 2021 (Spain).

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

David A. Bell, Men on Horseback: Charisma and Power in the Age of Revolutions, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020. 

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

David Bezmozgis, The Betrayers, Little, Brown, 2014.

Burkhard Bilger, Fatherland: A Memoir of War, Conscience and Family Secrets, Random House, 2023.

Akeel Bilgrami, Secularism, Identity, and Enchantment, Harvard University Press, 2014. 

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

David Blight, Frederick Douglass : Prophet of Freedom, Simon & Schuster, 2018. 

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

Emily Braun (Fellow), Emily D. Bilski, Leon Botstein, Shira Brisman, 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, 2013.

Sharon Cameron, The Bond of the Furthest Apart: Essays on Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Bresson, and Kafka, University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Ava Chin, Mott Street: A Chinese American Family’s Story of Exclusion and Homecoming, Penguin Press, 2023. 

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.

Deborah R. Coen, Climate in Motion: Science, Empire, and the Problem of Scale, University of Chicago Press, 2018.

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.

Linda Colley, The Gun, the Ship and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World, Liveright, 2021.

Bonnie Costello, The Plural of Us: Poetry and Community in Auden and Others, Princeton University Press, 2017. 

Translated by Jennifer Croft. Olga Tokarczuk, The Books of Jacob, Riverhead, 2022.

Carys Davies, West, Scribner, 2018. 

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

Ileen A. DeVault, United Apart: Gender and the Rise of Craft Unionism, Cornell University Press, 2004. 

Hernan Diaz, Trust, Riverhead, 2022.

Hugh Eakin, Picasso’s War: How Modern Art Came to America, Crown, 2022.

Jennifer Egan, Manhattan Beach, Simon & Schuster, 2017.

Yasmine El Rashidi, Chronicle of a Last Summer, Tim Duggan Books, 2016.

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,  Sudden Death, Riverhead, 2016. Translated by Natasha Wimmer.  First published as Muerte Subita , Anagrama, 2014. 

Ada Ferrer, Cuba: An American History, Scribner, 2021.

Christian Fleck, A Transatlantic History of the Social Sciences: Robber Barons, the Third Reich and the Invention of Empirical Social Research, Bloomsbury Academic, 2011. Translated by Hella Beister. First published as Transatlantische Bereicherungen: Die Erfindung der empirischen Sozialforschung, Suhrkamp, 2007.  

Nicole Fleetwood, Marking Time: Art in the Era of Mass Incarceration, Harvard University Press, 2020. 

Hal Foster, Bad New Days, Verso, 2015.

Ruth Franklin, Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life, Liveright, 2016.

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

Ian Frazier, Travels in Siberia, Farrar, Straus and 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.

Joanne Freeman, The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018. 

Nell Freudenberger, The Newlyweds, Alfred A. 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 and Giroux, 2014.

Lynn Garafola, La Nijinska: Choreographer of the Modern, Oxford University Press, 2022

Jon Gertner, The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future, Random House, 2019. 

Keith Gessen, A Terrible Country, Viking, 2018. 

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

Blake Gopnik, Warhol, Ecco, 2020. 

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.

Annette Gordon-Reed (Fellow) and Peter S. Onuff, "Most Blessed of the Patriarchs": Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, Liveright, 2016.

Georgi Gospodinov, Time Shelter, Liveright, 2022

Anthony Gottlieb, The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy, Liveright, 2016.

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

David Grann, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders, Doubleday, 2017.

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

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

Vona Groarke, Hereafter, NYU Press, 2022.

Hilary A. Hallett, Inventing the It Girl: How Elinor Glyn Created the Modern Romance and Conquered Early Hollywood, Liveright, 2022.

Saidiya Hartman, Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval, W.W. Norton, 2019.

Faith Hillis, Utopia’s Discontents: Russian Émigrés and the Quest for Freedom, 1830s-1930s, Oxford University Press, 2021

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

Translated by David Hinton. Wang An-Shih, The Late Poems of Wang An-Shih, New Directions, 2015. 

Martha Hodes, My Hijacking: A Personal History of Forgetting and Remembering, HarperCollins, 2023.

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

Jennifer Homans, Mr. B: George Balanchine’s 20th Century, Random House, 2022

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

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

Hua Hsu, Stay True, Doubleday, 2022.

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, Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

Victoria Johnson, American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic, Liveright, 2018.

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

Marion Kaplan, Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1619-1945, Oxford University Press, 2005. 

Ben Katchor (Fellow), 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.

Daniel Kehlmann, Tyll, Pantheon, 2020. 

Elizabeth Kendall, Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the Making of a Choreographer, Oxford University Press, 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, Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

Allen Kurzweil, The Grand Complication, Hyperion, 2001.

Paul La Farge, The Night Ocean, Penguin Press,  2017.

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 Mirror: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Jewish Iconography, Metropolitan Books, 2014.

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

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

Larissa MacFarquhar, Strangers Drowning: Grappling with Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Overpowering Urge to Help,  Penguin Press, 2015.

Sally Wen Mao, Oculus, Graywolf Press, 2019. 

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

Megan Marshall, Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,  2017. 

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 Modern Poets, 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.

Natan Meir, Stepchildren of the Shtetl: The Destitute, Disabled, and Mad of Jewish Eastern Europe, 1800-1939, Stanford University Press, 2020

Lynn Melnick, Refusenik, YesYes Books, 2022.

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

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

Graciela Mochkofsky, The Prophet of the Andes, Alfred A. Knopf, 2022.

Vivek Narayanan, After, NYRB/Poets, 2022

Mae Ngai, The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics, W.W. Norton, 2021

James Miller, Examined Lives, from Socrates to Nietzsche, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011.

C.E. Morgan, The Sport of Kings, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016. 

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

Mary Morrissy, The Rising of Bella Casey, Brandon Press, 2013. 

Melinda Moustakis, Homestead, Flatiron Books, 2023.

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

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

Joseph O'Neill, The Dog, Pantheon, 2014.

Téa Obreht, Inland, Alfred A. Knopf, 2019. 

Julie Orringer, The Flight Portfolio, Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.

George Packer, Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century, Alfred A. Knopf, 2019. 

Gary Panter, Songy of Paradise, Fantagraphics, 2017.

Gerard Passannante, Catastrophizing: Materialism and the Making of Disaster, University of Chicago Press, 2019.

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.

Lisandro Perez, Sugar, Cigars, and Revolution: The Making of Cuban New York, NYU Press, 2018. 

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.

Kim Phillips-Fein, Fear City: New York's Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics, Metropolitan Books,  2017

Steve Pincus, The Heart of the Declaration: The Founders’ Case for an Activist Government, Yale University Press, 2016.

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

Louis Menand, The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021.

Eyal Press, Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021. 

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

Martin Puchner, The Language of Thieves: My Family’s Obsession with a Secret Code the Nazis Tried to Eliminate, W.W. Norton, 2020. 

Hanna Pylväinen, The End of Drum-Time, Henry Holt & Co., 2023.

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.

Corey Robin, The Enigma of Clarence Thomas, Metropolitan Books, 2019. 

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

Sally Rooney, Beautiful World, Where Are You, Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2021.

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.

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

Martha Saxton, The Widow Washington: The Life of Mary Washington, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.

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

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

Vanessa Schwartz, Jet Age Aesthetic: The Glamour of Media in Motion, Yale University Press, 2020. 

Salvatore Scibona, The Volunteer, Penguin Press, 2019. 

Damion Searls, The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test, and the Power of Seeing, Crown Publishing, 2017. 

Laura Secor, Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran, Riverhead Books, 2016.

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

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

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

Laura Shapiro, What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories, Viking, 2017. 

Dash Shaw, Discipline, New York Review Comics, 2021

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

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

Marisa Silver, The Mysteries, Bloomsbury, 2021

Elizabeth Spires, A Memory of the Future, W.W. Norton, 2018. 

Jonathan Stevenson, A Drop of Treason: Philip Agee and his exposure of the CIA, University of Chicago Press, 2021

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.

Magda Teter, Blood Libel: On the Trail of an Antisemitic Myth, Harvard University Press, 2020. 

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.

John Tresch, The Reason for the Darkness of the Night: Edgar Allan Poe and the Forging of American Science, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021. 

Julia Van Haaften, Berenice Abbott: A Life in Photography, W.W. Norton 2018.

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

Mike Wallace, Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919, Oxford University Press, 2017. 

Rosanna Warren, Ghost in a Red Hat, W.W. Norton, 2011. 

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.

Frances Wilson, Burning Man: The Trials of D.H. Lawrence, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021.

John Wray, The Lost Time Accidents, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016. 

Paul Yoon, The Mountain, Simon & Schuster, 2017. 

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

Alejandro Zambra, Chilean Poet, Viking, 2022.