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Laws for Creations
I got this and the first version Leaves of Grass from Amelia for Christmas and it was fun to read them back to back and see how his perspective mature ...more
Jan 23, 2010
Jan 21, 2010
The Complete Gettysburg Guide
It's a thorough tour of the landscape around Gettysburg on the days before, during and after the epic battle.
Jul 22, 2009
Nov 02, 2009
It's a well-done imagination of what the father of Alcott's "Little Women" was doing while they were doing without him. She uses the difference betwee ...more
Feb 08, 2010
Apr 15, 2009
The State of Jones
I picked this up after seeing a good review of it, and I learned a lot. I also found that I wasn't as interested in the subject as I thought I was. Th ...more
Oct 24, 2009
Sep 17, 2009
Vicksburg, 1863
I enjoyed the closer look at Jefferson Davis -- I'll remember the story about his decision to import camels to the American Southwest. The detail over ...more
Jul 20, 2009
Sep 17, 2009
Pale Horse at Plum Run: The First Minnesota at Gettysburg
My summer visit to Gettysburg National Park came back into sharp focus as I read this book. Brian's detail took me right to the spot where I'd stood b ...more
Feb 18, 2010
Nov 02, 2009
Gone With The Wind
It's a different read in my 50s than it was in my teens, but equally as captivating. Reading it after a year of reading nonfiction and other fiction a ...more
Mar 31, 2010
Nov 02, 2009
The Killer Angels
My husband and I listened to this on our drive to Gettysburg and finished just as we were pulling into town. It was a great introduction to the "good ...more
Jun 26, 2009
Sep 17, 2009
Lee and Grant
Revealing histories of the early years of Lee and Grant and how their different experiences drove them to the same battles on opposing sides.
Jul 2009
Sep 17, 2009
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
Feb 10, 2009
Feb 26, 2008
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