Dan Hofstadter has published five books of nonfiction, [amazon_link id=”0394581113″ target=”_blank” ]Temperaments[/amazon_link]; Goldberg’s Angel: An Adventure in the Antiquities Trade; [amazon_link id=”0374524858″ target=”_blank” ]The Love Affair as a Work of Art[/amazon_link] , which was nominated for a Book Critics Circle Award; [amazon_link id=”0375714286″ target=”_blank” ]Falling Palace[/amazon_link], which was a New York Times Editor’s Choice and a Finalist for the PEN Awards in nonfiction in 2006; and, in June of 2009, [amazon_link id=”B004R96UK4″ target=”_blank” ]The Earth Moves: Galileo and the Roman Inquisition[/amazon_link] , on the subject of Galileo’s 1633 heresy trial on charges of supporting Copernicanism after his observations with the telescope. Hofstadter has written for many national publications, including [amazon_link id=”B000GFK7L6″ target=”_blank” ]The New York Times[/amazon_link], [amazon_link id=”B001O2SCKI” target=”_blank” ]The New Yorker[/amazon_link], to which he contributed regularly for eight years, [amazon_link id=”B001U5SPLK” target=”_blank” ]CondeNast Traveler[/amazon_link], [amazon_link id=”B001U5SPHY” target=”_blank” ]Gourmet[/amazon_link], Art and Antiques, [amazon_link id=”B002SF9YNO” target=”_blank” ]Departures[/amazon_link], [amazon_link id=”B0032KHQU2″ target=”_blank” ]Smithsonian[/amazon_link], and [amazon_link id=”B001C80A5E” target=”_blank” ]Mirabella[/amazon_link]. His essays have appeared in literary journals and he has translated several classics (by Benjamin Constant and George Sand)from French. His own work has been translated into numerous European languages as well. He taught for two years as a Visiting Critic in the graduate painting department of the University of Pennsylvania. BA, Columbia University. Hofstadter was a member of the literature faculty at Bennington from 1997-2005 and has, since the fall of 2006, returned each term as visiting faculty in art history. For 2010-2011, he returns as visiting faculty member in literature.