Deborah Harkness is a scholar and writer specializing in the history of science and medicine. She has received numerous awards, including Fulbright, Guggenheim, and National Humanities Center fellowships. Currently a professor of history at the University of Southern California, she is the author of the New York Times bestselling All Souls Trilogy, and the final book in that trilogy, The Book of Life, is out today.
The first two books in the All Souls Trilogy have sold over 1 million copies, with 2012’s Shadow of Night hitting #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. Critics and readers have praised Harkness’s elegant writing, complex themes, and brainy heroes.
Harkness will be at her alma mater Mount Holyoke tomorrow night to celebrate the publication of the new book.