Todd Gitlin


New York, NY 10025-2244

Author's Bio

Todd Gitlin, an American writer, sociologist, communications scholar, novelist, poet, and not very private intellectual, is the author of eighteen books, including the novels The Murder of Albert Einstein (1992), Sacrifice (1999), Undying (2011), and The Opposition (2022), and a book of poetry, Busy Being Born (1974)In 2000, Sacrifice won the Harold U. Ribalow Prize for books on Jewish themes. 

Gitlin died at the age of seventy-nine on February 5, 2022.

Publications & Prizes

Sacrifice (Metropolitan, 1999)
The Murder of Albert Einstein (Bantam Books, 1994)
The Nation

More Information

Born in: 
New York, NY
New York
Raised in: 
New York, NY
New York
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Last update: Jun 14, 2022