A. Roger Ekirch's book releasing to rave reviews
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A. Roger Ekirch, professor of history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech, unveils the mysterious history of night in this meticulously investigated book of how we survived in the centuries before electric lighting. Based on 20 years of detailed archival research, At Day's Close: Night in Times Past (W.W. Norton, 2005) is an enthralling, compelling study of the darker side of human history.
- Virginia Tech News