Continuing my recent post on books I’ve read or listened to this year, alphabetically by author. Eric Foner, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. Non-Fiction. The story of how Lincoln came to issue the Emancipation Proclamation and push the 13th Amendment,… Read More
Before we went to Japan this year, I decided I would try to be a more informed traveler and read some Japanese history. By far the most engrossing and entertaining history books I found were by the Japanese Manga artist, Shigeru Mizuki.
Some more books I’ve read recently: Gettysburg: the Last Invasion, by Allen Guelzo This retelling of the pivotal American Civil War battle is engrossing even for people with little interest in military history. What I found most absorbing was the political divisions… Read More