Adam Hochschild

Finalist, 2005 National Book Awards

Among Adam Hochschild’s award-winning books are King Leopold’s Ghost, The Unquiet Ghost: Russians Remember Stalin, The Mirror at Midnight: A South African Journey, and Half The Way Home: A Memoir of Father and Son. A co-founder of Mother Jones, he has also written for The New York Times, Harper’s Magazine, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, and The Nation. He teaches writing at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley.
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Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire’s Slaves

Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire’s Slaves, by Adam Hochschild book cover, 2005
ISBN 9780618104697 Houghton Mifflin

A thrilling account of the first grass-roots human rights campaign, which freed hundreds of thousands of slaves around the world. More about this book >

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Adam Hochschild

Among Adam Hochschild’s award-winning books are King Leopold’s Ghost, The Unquiet Ghost: Russians Remember Stalin, The Mirror at Midnight: A South African Journey, and Half The Way Home: A Memoir of Father and Son. A co-founder of Mother Jones, he has also written for The New York Times, Harper’s Magazine, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, and The Nation. He teaches writing at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley.

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