Jill Lepore

Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper '41 Professor of American History at Harvard University and a staff writer at The New Yorker. Her first book, The Name of War, won the Bancroft Prize; her 2005 book, New York Burning, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. In 2008 she published Blindspot, a mock eighteenth-century novel, jointly written with Jane Kamensky. Her most recent books are The Whites of Their Eyes and The Mansion of Happiness: A History of Life and Death.

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“Light, Paper, Process” at the Getty
“Light, Paper, Process” at the Getty
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An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
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Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann

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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
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Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
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Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium
Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium