Jonathan Hennessey

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Can’t imagine your life without fiction? Can’t imagine your life without nonfiction? Then you’re a lot like me. I often find nothing more entertaining than some scrupulously researched historical account; and no better learning experience than a thoroughly made-up-from-whole-cloth story.

So I read (and write) both — often in deep dives into the fascinating backgrounds of everyday people and everyday things. And I marvel constantly at the many ways how writing efforts in one genre inspire, sharpen, and elevate the quality of work in the other. Whatever knack for storytelling I might be said to have makes my books on history like The U.S. Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation more captivating, engaging, and accessible. And at the same time, I plo
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An aimless bohemian youth, a bare-knuckled Tammany Hall political infighter, a prime mover behind the formation of Central Park, a Civil War general notorious for a brash decision at Gettysburg, and the criminal defendant whose case established the t ...more
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This crucial, timely, and scholarly work—Stephen F. Knott’s The Lost Soul of the American Presidency—is a ringing alarm bell that all Americans should heed, that is if they can hear the warning over the ever-more-deafening background noise.

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