Search - List of Books by Barry Sanders
"I quit because I didn't feel like the Detroit Lions had a chance to win. It just killed my enjoyment of the game." -- Barry Sanders
Barry Sanders was professor of History of Ideas and English at Pitzer College in Claremont, California and a prolific author. Sanders retired from Pitzer College in 2005 but remains active as an author.
Total Books: 22
In 1998 Sanders was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize by Harper's magazine for his book Alienable Rights: The Exclusion of African Americans in a White Man's Land, 1619-2000. In 1994 Sanders received his first Pulitzer nomination from Random House for his book A is for Ox: Violence, Electronic Media, and the Silencing of the Written Word. He is also the author of Sudden Glory: Laughter as Subversive History.
In 2005 Sanders won a Fulbright Senior Scholar Grant to investigate the idea of the Commons in Greece.
He has recently been featured on WNYC's RadioLab and currently teaches at Pacific Northwest College of Art.