My reading has been all over the place of late. Some of it is related to a course on the history of disability in America that I will be teaching in the Fall as well as a trip to Norway and Sweden in June. I will have more to say about the class toward the end of the summer.
There are a number of excellent Civil War titles slated for publication over the next few months.
Michael D’Antonio, The State Boys Rebellion: The Inspiring True Story of American Eugenics and the Men Who Overcame It (Simon & Schuster, 2004).
A. Wilson Greene, A Campaign of Giants: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater (University of North Carolina Press, 2018).
Holger Hoock, The Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth (Crown, 2017).
Kim E. Nielsen, A Disability History of the United States (Beacon Press, 2012).
Margaret O’Toole, The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made (Simon & Schuster, 2018).
Michael Pye, The Edge of the World: A Cultural History of the North Sea and the Transformation of Europe (Pegasus Books, 2015).