Thomas Laqueur

Thomas Laqueur is the Helen Fawcett Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author, most recently, of The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains.

An illuminated tunnel strewn with construction equipment

Plumbing the Depths

A writer explores the world beneath our feet

By Thomas Laqueur | Monday June 3, 2019

José Saramago’s Death With Interruptions

What happens when the end doesn’t come?

By Thomas Laqueur | Monday October 26, 2015


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