The Housum Professor of History at Yale and Committee on Conscience member at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Timothy Snyder is also the author of several books including Bloodlands--winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Literature Award, Hannah Arendt Prize, and Leipzig Book Prize--and his newest: Black Earth.

“The Nazi and Soviet regimes turned people into numbers, some of which we can only estimate, some of which we can reconstruct with fair precision. It is for us as scholars to seek those numbers and to put them into perspective. It is for us as humanists to turn the numbers back into people. If we cannot do that, then Hitler and Stalin have shaped not only our world, but our humanity.”

Timothy Snyder, BLOODLANDS

Books by Timothy Snyder

Black Earth

A brilliant, haunting, and profoundly original portrait of the defining tragedy of our time. In this epic history of extermination and survival, Timothy Snyder presents a new explanation of the great atrocity of the twentieth… More

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