Henry Wiencek’s latest book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves, will be published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux on October 16. His numerous books include The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White, which won the National Book Critics’ Circle Award in Biography in 1999, and An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in History and the Best Book Award from the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic. He holds a fellowship at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, and has been awarded residential fellowships at the International Center for Jefferson Studies and the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College, where he was the inaugural Patrick Henry Writing Fellow.


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  1. Paris Qualles says:

    Congrats, Henry! I eagerly await the read.

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