2008 National Book Award Finalists

Poster_hp Both Drew G. Faust's This Republic of Suffering and Annette Gordon-Reeds's The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family are finalists for the 2008 National Book Award.  I read and reviewed Faust's book and am about half-way through Gordon-Reed's book.   Both are worthy finalists and I highly recommend them to you. 

My money is on Faust.

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  • Woodrowfan Oct 18, 2008

    Faust’s book is so good that I was actually sorry when I finished it because I wanted to keep reading….

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