A nationally known public intellectual and bestselling author, Joseph Bottum is a professor of cyber-ethics and director of the Classics Institute at Dakota State University. The former literary editor of the Weekly Standard and former editor-in-chief of the journal First Things, Bottum holds a Ph.D. in medieval philosophy. His books include the South Dakota memoir The Christmas Plains, the sociological study An Anxious Age and the children’s book The World Is Awake.
Young ReadersThe March Against Fear: The Last Great Walk of the Civil Rights Movement and the Emergence of Black Power
Poetry, South Dakota AuthorsThe Sea Is My Ugly Twin
South Dakota Authors, Tribal, Young ReadersIn the Footsteps of Crazy Horse
Non-Fiction, Writers SupportSeriously Not All Right: Five Wars in Ten Years