Professor describes his experiences working with posthumous novels
September 29, 2009
Morgan S. Odell Professor of Humanities John Callahan discusses the risks and rewards of posthumous publications in this Wall Street Journal article. The literary executor for Ralph Ellison (1914-1994), Callahan worked with a 2,000-page manuscript Ellison left behind to edit the forthcoming novel, Three Days Before the Shooting. Published by Random House, the novel will be released January 26, 2010.