Linking to Lincoln: More Book World Reviews of Abe Books

Sunday, February 8, 2009

The bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birthday has caused a publishing frenzy. Over the past year, Book World has reviewed more than a dozen significant new books on Lincoln, including two in this week's issue. Here are the others:

LINCOLN PRESIDENT-ELECT: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter 1860-1861, by Harold Holzer

LINCOLN: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A WRITER, by Fred Kaplan

TRIED BY WAR: Abraham Lincoln as Commander In, by James M. McPherson

LINCOLN AND HIS ADMIRALS: Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. Navy, and the Civil War, by Craig L. Symonds

THE LINCOLNS: Portrait of a Marriage, by Daniel Mark Epstein

LINCOLN AND DOUGLAS: The Debates that Defined America, by Allen C. Guelzo

PRESIDENT LINCOLN: The Duty of a Statesman, by William Lee Miller

LINCOLN AND THE COURT, by Brian McGinty

On Thursday (Feb. 12) the Style section will run a review of "THEY HAVE KILLED PAPA DEAD!": The Road to Ford's Theatre, Abraham Lincoln's Murder, and the Rage for Vengeance, by Anthony S. Pitch


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