Books

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 […]

Acquisitions, 05/27

I am reading David Blight’s new book on the Civil War Centennial in which he analyzes the writings of Bruce Catton.  While I’ve read chunks of Catton in the past […]

Acquisitions, 04/20

I did my best to dump as many books as possible in light of my move to Boston at the end of June, but new titles just continue to pour […]

Acquisitions, 02/11

As excited as I am about moving to Boston I am dreading having to pack up my library.  I am seriously considering gutting a sizable chunk of it.  It will […]

Best of 2010

Unfortunately, this year’s picks are based on a slightly shorter list of books than in the past owing to the amount of time I spent over the summer revising my […]