Leo Damrosch awarded National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography - 3. 14. 14

The Department of English congratulates Ernest Bernbaum Research Professor of Literature Leo Damrosch, who just won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography for his newest book, Jonathan Swift: His Life and His WorldThe awards were announced last night, at the New School in New York.

Professor Damrosch has taught at Harvard since 1989. He is the author of nine other books, including Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius (2005), a National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction.