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Books
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012 12:00 am
If you had to make a Lincoln from scratch, what would you toss in?You got your Basic Honesty, the Law and Politics, the Great Emancipator Business, Fighter of the War, and so forth. You would likely a
Books
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009 12:00 am

The Great Man comes to life in a new two-volume biography

Proud parent Michael Burlingame has delivered to us a fine 8 lb., 1 oz. baby just in time for the Lincoln Bicentennial. Burlingame, professor emeritus at Connecticut College, has been exp
Books
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008 12:00 am

New look at Lincoln-Douglas contest answers longstanding questions

Untitled Document The Lincoln-Douglas Debates are like the Magna Carta or the Gadsden Purchase: You kind of know that they’re important and maybe even have a rough notion o
Music
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007 12:00 am

Folks Songs of Illinois provides an excellent introduction to many kinds of music

Untitled Document It’s 1927, the Jazz Age, with poet Carl Sandburg toting a funny little guitar and strumming carelessly to the old tunes: “Whisky Johnny&
Feature
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006 12:00 am

Recent Lincoln books look inside his Cabinet and his head

With Abraham Lincoln’s 197th birthday just around the corner, it’s worth taking a look at two noteworthy recent books about our 16th president. The authors of both will be in Spr

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