Arnold Rampersadis Sara Hart Kimball Professor in the Humanities and a member of the Department of English at Stanford University. His books include biographies of Langston Hughes and Jackie Robinson, and he collaborated with Arthur Ashe on his memoir,Days of Grace. He has written forThe New York Times Book Review,The New Republic,andThe Washington Post,and is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. He lives in Stanford, California. From the Hardcover edition.