Books

Best of 2011

A Sad Note This Holiday Season has been particularly difficult for my former colleagues and students and the close knit community that is the St. Anne’s – Belfield School in…

Acquisitions, 11/28

I have a huge stack of books that have yet to be cracked open, including the titles listed below, but I put them all on hold to read Isabel Wilkerson’s…

Acquisitions, 10/16

My reading has been all over the place of late.  The only book that I’ve completed in this list is Thomas’s new study of the railroad.  I highly recommend this…

Acquisitions, 08/19

Adam Arenson, The Great Heart of the Republic: St. Louis and the Cultural Civil War (Harvard University Press, 2011). Karen Cox, Dreaming of Dixie: How the South Was Created in…