John Phillips Santos
He holds degrees in English Literature and Language from Oxford University and in Philosophy and Literature from the University of Notre Dame. Santos’ 1999 family memoir, Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation (Viking / Penguin) was a finalist for the National Book Award. In 2006 it was selected for the “One Book, One City” reading program in San Antonio. His latest memoir is The Farthest Home is in an Empire of Fire (2010).