Stephen Carter: New England White

FRI, JUL 27, 2007 (59:10)

Stephen Carter discusses his new novel New England White. The Jimmy Carter Library and Georgia Center for the Book copresent this appearance by Carter, author of The Emperor of Ocean Park and one of America’s most distinguished African American intellectuals. His new novel is a complex mystery set in a prestigious college. Carter is a legal scholar at Yale University and the author of God’s Name in Vain: The Wrongs and Rights of Religion in Politics, The Culture of Disbelief, and Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby.

+ BIO: Stephen L. Carter

Stephen L. Carter is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale University, where he has taught since 1982. A prolific writer, he has published seven critically acclaimed non-fiction books which have helped shape the national debate on issues ranging from the role of religion in politics and culture to that of integrity and civility in our daily lives. He received his bachelor’s from Stanford University and his law degree from Yale before clerking for Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, briefly practicing law, and then finally joining the faculty at Yale. Carter’s among the 50 leaders for the new millennium as picked by Time magazine.

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