Eric Foner, the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University, and a former president of the AHA (for 2000), received the 2011 history Pulitzer Prize for his book, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, which
Last week in “What We’re Reading,” we noted a video of a Book TV interview with James McPherson where he discusses his writing and research. This interview is actually one of a series of video interviews from BookTV,
Recently, the Librarian of Congress James H. Billington and First Lady Laura Bush announced the eighth annual National Book Festival, to be held on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on September 27, 2008. Nearly 70 authors will be on
If spring cleaning has you inching your old books and journals ever closer to the trash, stop right there and consider donating them instead.
To aid you in this endeavor, here are a few organizations that accept donations of books