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.

Plumbing the Depths

A writer explores the world beneath our feet

by Thomas Laqueur | Monday, June 03, 2019

José Saramago’s Death With Interruptions

What happens when the end doesn’t come?

by Thomas Laqueur | Monday, October 26, 2015