Garry Wills is professor of history emeritus at Northwestern University, and the author of Lincoln at Gettysburg and, most recently, Verdi's Shakespeare.
We like to think the painful sacrifices our mothers made are in the past. But are they?
by Garry Wills | Tuesday, March 01, 2022
Remembering Bob Silvers
The legendary New York Review of Books editor knew everybody, had read everything, and oversaw every stage of what he published
by Garry Wills | Monday, June 05, 2017
What Jesus Did
Forget about Christ as secular sage, historical figure, or even as Christian
by Garry Wills | Wednesday, March 01, 2006
A Chesterton With No Flab
A new anthology often obscures the writer’s best work
by Garry Wills | Thursday, August 25, 2011
A Man in It
by Garry Wills | Thursday, December 01, 2005
Rome’s Gossip Columnist
When the first-century poet Martial turned his stylus on you, you got the point