University is home to original 'Catch-22' manuscript
Inside the historical significance, and continued relevance, of Joseph Heller's novel
This month marks the 10-year anniversary of author Joseph Heller’s death, so BrandeisNOW is visiting the Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department to view a group of Heller gems. Heller donated the original manuscript for his first, and best-known, novel, “Catch-22,” to the university shortly after the book was published in 1961. At the time, "Catch-22" was groundbreaking for its novel take on war, and the book's tone continues to connect with readers today.