Scott Russell Sanders has received the Lannan Literary Award, among other prizes. His many books of essays include Writing from the Center, Staying Put, The Force of Spirit, Secrets of the Universe, and Hunting for Hope. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana.
A Private History of Awe
Scott Russell Sanders
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
North Point Press
An original and searching memoir from "one of America's finest essayists" (Phillip Lopate)
When Scott Russell Sanders was four, his father held him in his arms during a thunderstorm,...