Eric G. Wilson

Eric G. Wilson
Ken Bennett

Eric G. Wilson is the Thomas H. Pritchard Professor of English at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is the author of Against Happiness: In Praise of Melancholy, The Mercy of Eternity: A Memoir of Depression and Grace, and five books on the relationship between literature and psychology.


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Everyone Loves a Good Train Wreck

Eric G. Wilson
Sarah Crichton Books

Why can’t we look away? Whether we admit it or not, we’re fascinated by evil. Dark fantasies, morbid curiosities, Schadenfreude: as conventional wisdom has...


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The Spiritual History of Ice

Eric G. Wilson
Palgrave Macmillan

At the turn of the nineteenth century, crystallographers, glaciologists, and polar explorers for the first time demonstrated that frozen shapes are not dead...


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Against Happiness

Eric G. Wilson
Sarah Crichton Books

We are addicted to happiness. More than any other generation, Americans today believe in the power of positive thinking. But who says we’re supposed to be...


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