Books by Christopher L. Webber

GIVE ME LIBERTY by Christopher L. Webber
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"Mostly engaging, and Webber saves the best for last: Martin Luther King Jr.'s words and cadences moved an entire nation, and he, like the other orators, used his voice for the millions who had none."
Episcopal priest Webber (American to the Backbone: The Life of James W.C. Pennington, the Fugitive Slave Who Became One of the First Black Abolitionists, 2011) traces America's search for personal freedom through the men and women whose voices still demand our attention.Read full book review >
THE BEOWULF TRILOGY by Christopher L. Webber
Released: July 31, 2012

"Succeeds in both respecting and enriching the venerable original."
A new translation of the Old English classic alongside two sturdy sequels. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 12, 2011

"Webber's decision to cast his net widely has produced an important biography as well as insight into the pre-Civil War free-black subculture."
A richly detailed, wide-ranging biography of a modestly neglected black religious leader who was born a slave. Read full book review >
BEYOND BEOWULF by Christopher L. Webber
Released: Jan. 16, 2006

"Provocative and entertaining: a thoughtful addition to this timeless tale."
An ambitious sequel to one of the canon's greatest epics. Read full book review >