Thane Rosenbaum

Novelist, essayist, and law professor

Thane Rosenbaum is a novelist, essayist, and law professor, the author of the novels The Stranger Within Sarah Stein, The Golems of Gotham, Second Hand Smoke, the novel-in-stories, Elijah Visible, and the works of nonfiction, The Myth of Moral Justice, and Law Lit, From Atticus Finch to "The Practice": A Collection of Great Writing about the Law.

His most recent book is entitled Payback: The Case for Revenge. Mr. Rosenbaum’s articles, reviews, and essays appear frequently in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, among other national publications. He is the John Whelan Distinguished Lecturer in Law at Fordham Law School, where he teaches courses in human rights, legal humanities, and law and literature, and directs the Forum on Law, Culture & Society.