Lennard J Davis

Biography

Lennard J Davis is distinguished professor of arts and sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago. A memoirist, novelist, scholar, journalist and commentator, Davis' works have appeared in The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Nation as well as on National Public Radio.

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Go Ask Your Father: One Man's Obsession with Finding His Origins Through DNA Testing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Fertility and Conception
Shortly before his father's death, Lennard Davis received a cryptic call from his uncle Abie, who said he had a secret he wanted to tell him one day. When finally revealed, the secret--that Abie himself was Davis's father, via donor insemination--seemed too preposterous to be true. Born before the wide use of such technologies, Davis was filled with doubt about the truth.
The Sonnets: A Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,160. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
In this darkly satirical novel, a Columbia University English professor's life is turned upside down when it starts to follow the plot of Shakespeare's sonnets.

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