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Jennifer Homans

Jennifer Homans was a professional dancer trained at the North Carolina School of the Arts, American Ballet Theatre, and The School of American Ballet. She performed with the Chicago Lyric Opera Ballet, the San Francisco Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet. Currently the dance critic for The New Republic, she has written for The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The New York Review of Books, and The Australian. She earned her B.A. at Columbia University and her Ph.D. in modern European history at New York University, where she is a Distinguished Scholar in Residence.


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Apollo's Angels
Written by Jennifer Homans
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | November 2011
$20.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6874-3 (0-8129-6874-3)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told, Apollo’s Angels—the first cultural history of ballet ever written—is a groundbreaking work. From ballet’s origins in the Renaissance...

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When the Facts Change
Written by Tony Judt, Edited by Jennifer Homans, Introduction by Jennifer Homans
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | January 2016
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-312845-8 (0-14-312845-0)

A great thinker’s final testament: a characteristically wise and forthright collection of essays spanning a career of extraordinary intellectual engagement
 
In an age in which the lack of independent public intellectuals has often been sorely lamented, Tony Judt played a rare and valuable role, bringing together history and current events, Europe and...

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