Henry Wiencek is the author of several books, including The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award in 1999; An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America (FSG, 2003); and Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves (FSG, 2012). He lives with his wife and son in Charlottesville, Virginia.
ARTICLES FEATURING HENRY
Pictures from a Peculiar Institution: Writing American Slavery
SLAVERY STILL MAKES NEWS in the United States. In a recent public scandal, the president of a well-endowed private research university ...