Steven Stoll

Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia

The Great Delusion: A mad Inventor, Death in the Tropics, and the Utopian Origins of Economic Growth

Larding the Lean Earth: Soil and Society in Nineteenth-Century America


Steven Stoll, author of Ramp Hollow, is a professor of history at Fordham University and the author of The Great Delusion and Larding the Lean Earth. His writing has appeared in Harper’s Magazine, Lapham’s Quarterly, and the New Haven Review.