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Book Signing: 'The Hemingway Files'

Thursday, 28 September, 2017

The Saint Louis University bookstore in Busch Student Center will host a book signing from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, to celebrate the release of The Hemingway Files, the first novel by English professor Harold Bush, Ph.D.

About the Author

Harold K. Bush, Ph.D., is  the author or editor of seven books, scores of articles, and is currently professor of English at Saint Louis University in Missouri. His recent book, Continuing Bonds with the Dead: Parental Grief and Nineteenth-Century American Authors (2016), is a cultural history of the deaths of children in the nineteenth century in America, and specifically how grief influenced the written works of major American authors. He is lead editor of The Letters of Mark Twain & Joseph Twichell (2017), and co-editor of Above the American Renaissance, a scholarly collection forthcoming in 2018 celebrating the work of David S. Reynolds. Previously, his book Lincoln in His Own Time, appeared in October of 2011 from the University of Iowa Press; and before that Bush authored a highly acclaimed cultural biography, Mark Twain and the Spiritual Crisis of His Age (2007), and American Declarations (1999). Bush was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship as a Senior Specialist at the University of Freiburg in Germany (2008), and in spring of 2012 was in residence as a Senior Research Fellow at the prestigious Waseda Institute of Advanced Study at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. He has also taught at major universities in Holland, Italy, and Spain; and earlier spent one year teaching at Konan University of Kobe, and one year at Otsuma University in Tokyo. The Hemingway Files is his first novel.

Learn more about The Hemingway Files at

Read a review of The Hemingway Files in Fine Books and Collections Magazine

For more information about the event, contact the bookstore at (314) 531-7925