Update: A few weeks ago I mentioned that I had auditioned to host a show for A&E/History. Well, today I learned that I have advanced to the next round of auditions in New York City. This in-studio audition is scheduled to take place in the next three months. Of course, I will keep you updated.
Herbert P. Bix, Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan (Harper, 2015).
Douglas Egerton, Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments That Redeemed America (Basic Books, 2016). [Teaser: This is my pick for best book of 2016, which will be announced in the next issue of Civil War Monitor magazine.]
Lorien Foote, The Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).
Steven H. Hahn, A Nation Without Borders: The United States and Its World in an Age of Civil Wars, 1830-1910 (Viking, 2016).
Deborah M. Liles & Angela Boswell eds., Women in Civil War Texas: Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi (University of North Texas Press, 2016).
Richard Rabinowitz, Curating America: Journeys through Storyscapes of the American Past (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).
David Silkenat, Driven from Home: North Carolina’s Civil War Refugee Crisis (University of Georgia Press, 2016).