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The Best of 2012

I thought I’d wade back into the blogosphere by doing a bit of reflection. It’s the end of the year, dammit, and if everyone else gets to post their “best of” lists, then so do I! 1,892 more words

A literary lunch with two Pulitzer winners and a ‘Daily’ reporter

Jennifer Shore | Staff Writer

I stood in line at the Afterwords Café and tried to decide what two Pulitzer Prize winners would like to drink. 1,195 more words

Literary Arts

John Brown's Body: Revisiting a rebel's raid

As America recognizes the sesquicentennial of its Civil War, John Brown and his role in sparking that war remain a mystery to many.

Ask, and you’ll likely hear an assortment of reactions toward the man. 503 more words

David Gately

Book Review - Midnight Rising

Midnight Rising:  John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War
A Review by Helen McIver

Disclaimer: I am a huge fan of Tony Horwitz. 731 more words

Rochester Public Library

Review: MIDNIGHT RISING by Tony Horwitz

Writing Wrongs reviewed Midnight Rising:  John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War by Tony Horwitz for the U.S. Civil War Reading Challenge 2011.  86 more words

Book Reviews

Excerpts from Midnight Rising: John Brown and the raid that sparked the Civil War by Tony Horwitz

A new book on the famed abolitionist John Brown will be released next week (Oct. 25). It is written by Tony Horwitz, who previously wrote the best-seller, “Confederates in the Attic.” Bloomberg recently posted five excerpts in advance of this book, which are made available here. 473 more words


Audio Book Giveaways for Civil War Challenge Participants

Macmillan Audio is generously offering 3 audio books to participants in the U.S. Civil War Reading Challenge.  Here are the books up for grabs (click the links to access audio excerpts): 1,111 more words

U.S. Civil War