Trouble on the Horizon for LSU Press?

There has been some Online chatter about the future of LSU Press.  The Chronicle of Higher Education recently reported that the state is planning major budget cuts for the school, […]

David Herbert Donald (1920-2009)

Today I learned that we’ve lost one of the great Civil War/Lincoln scholars of the last 50 years.  One of the first books I read back in 1995, that started […]

Wrong Cover

A couple of days ago a representative of Random House contacted me to see if I might be interested in reviewing a forthcoming book, titled, The State of Jones: The […]

Jeffry D. Wert’s Stuart

The latest issue of Civil War Book Review includes my review of Jeffry D. Wert’s recent biography of J.E.B. Stuart. Civil War enthusiasts have come to expect a certain quality […]

Top 10 Civil War Blogs

Yesterday I was asked to contribute a guest post for Blogs.com: The Best in Blogs of what I consider to be the 10 best Civil War blogs.  It hasn’t been […]

Michael Burlingame on Abraham Lincoln

Of course, most of you know that Burlingame recently published his massive 2-volume study of Abraham Lincoln.  This talk was recorded at Illinois College on March 26, 2009.  Click through […]