Author Archives: Craig Fehrman

About Craig Fehrman

Craig Fehrman is a Ph.D. student in Yale’s English department and a freelance writer. He's working on a book about presidents and their books [more] . . .

That was a long book hiatus!

Well, nearly six years since my last post — and a full ten years since I started researching this topic — I can say my book on presidents and their books is finished. It’s titled Author in Chief, and it … Continue reading

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Book hiatus

Hey there — some really exciting news! I’ve sold my book on presidents and their books, but that means I need to finish my book on presidents and their books. For that reason, I’m going to put this blog and … Continue reading

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Introducing Home Grown, my new Kindle Single

[Amazon] Some big news: today Amazon is publishing my Kindle Single Home Grown: Cage the Elephant and the Making of a Modern Music Scene. You can buy it here for $1.99, then read it on your smart phone, iPad, computer, … Continue reading

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This is what Cinderella looks like in September

[SB Nation] In Boston a few weeks back, I met a librarian who, like me, hails from Indiana. Actually, she hailed from Terre Haute, and like everyone else who’s lived there she had a Larry Bird story. Her dad used … Continue reading

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A profile of David Plowden

[Chicago Reader] In this week’s Chicago Reader I’ve got a short profile of David Plowden, the distinguisehd 81-year-old photographer who’s just released Heartland, his stunning new book. Head over to the Reader‘s website to check my story out out — … Continue reading

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Blockbusters, blockbusters everywhere

[Boston Globe] In today’s Ideas section, in the Boston Globe, I’ve got a profile of Anita Elberse, a professor at Harvard Business school and the author of a smart new book called Blockbusters. Elberse demonstrates quite persuasively that blockbusters — whether … Continue reading

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A review of David Finkel’s Thank You For Your Service

[Christian Science Monitor] Today on the Christian Science Monitor’s website I’ve got a review of David Finkel’s staggering new book, Thank You For Your Service. It’s probably the best nonfiction title I’ve read this year — either it or George … Continue reading

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