Ruth Johnston

A Companion to Beowulf

Most students have to read Beowulf in high school or college, and yet there's only one book dedicated to introducing this ancient poem to modern readers.

All Things Medieval

What were shoes made from in medieval Europe? What did they use as dishes? Thousands of questions like these are answered in the two-volume encyclopedia. Or check out the free All Things Medieval blog.

Excavating English

The history of the English language has never packed so many centuries and so much fun into so few pages. Learn words with puzzles and games and try speaking Anglo-Saxon! Co-written with Ellen J. McHenry.

Re-Modeling the Mind

Need to understand your neighbor? Or better yet, your spouse! Take a gander at a thoughtful new personality theory that explains the ways we think. For even more insight, check out Re-Modeling The Mind, The Blog