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Danielle Allen

Danielle Allen is the James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University and author of Cuz and Our Declaration, winner of the Parkman Prize. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Books by Danielle Allen

  1. Book CoverCuz: An American Tragedy

    “An elegiac memoir and social jeremiad,” Cuz is “a literary and political event like Toni Morrison’s Playing in the Dark” (Henry Louis Gates Jr.).More

  2. Book CoverOur Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality

    Winner of the Zócalo Book Prize
    Shortlisted for the 2015 PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award
    Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize, Society of American Historians

    “Danielle Allen lays bare the Declaration’s history and significance, returning it to its true and rightful owners—you and me.”—Junot DíazMore