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Emily Silk

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startquoteI seek to acquire books in American history, culture, literature, and religion. While my interests range widely across periods, subfields, and methodologies, I am especially interested in books that reach across disciplines and can speak to a range of audiences. I also welcome submissions for new anthologies, translations, or editions of literary texts. I joined Harvard University Press full-time in 2020, after receiving my Ph.D. in English at Harvard with a focus on nineteenth-century American literature and culture.endquote

The World of Plymouth Plantation, by Carla Gardina Pestana, from Harvard University Press

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Jacket: The Idealist: Wendell Willkie’s Wartime Quest to Build One World, by Samuel Zipp, from Harvard University Press

Q&A with Samuel Zipp, author of The Idealist: Wendell Willkie’s Wartime Quest to Build One World

Debates about what should be America’s role in the world are not new—neither is the slogan “America First.” So as the presidential election nears, we spoke with Samuel Zipp, whose book, The Idealist: Wendell Willkie’s Wartime Quest to Build One World, is a dramatic account of the former Republican presidential nominee’s worldwide plane trip