Book Breaks Archive

May 10, 2020 - Eric Foner discussed his 2019 book, The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution.

Order The Second Founding at the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s Bookshop Store.


May 17, 2020 - Annette Gordon-Reed discussed her Pulitzer Prize–winning book The Hemingses of Monticello.

Order The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family at the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s Bookshop Store.


May 24, 2020 - John M. Barry discussed his book The Great Influenza.

Order The Great Influenza at the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s Bookshop Store.


May 31, 2020 - Richard Stengel discussed his 2019 book Information Wars.

Order Information Wars at the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s Bookshop Store.


June 7, 2020 - Peniel Joseph discussed his book The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Order The Sword and the Shield at the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s Bookshop Store.


June 14, 2020 - Elizabeth Varon discussed her 2019 book Armies of Deliverance.

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June 21, 2020 - Edward Widmer discussed his book Lincoln on the Verge

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June 28, 2020 - Daina Ramey Berry and Leslie Harris discussed their book Sexuality and Slavery

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July 5, 2020 - Allen Guelzo discussed his book Gettysburg: The Last Invasion

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July 12, 2020 - Martha Hodes discussed Mourning Lincoln

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July 19, 2020 - Khalil Gibran Muhammad discussed his book The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America

Order The Condemnation of Blackness at the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s Bookshop Store.


July 26, 2020 - James Shapiro discussed his book Shakespeare in a Divided America: What His Plays Tell Us About Our Past and Future

Order Shakespeare in a Divided America at the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s Bookshop Store.


August 2, 2020 - Carol Berkin discussed her book Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America’s Independence

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August 9, 2020 - Kellie Carter Jackson discussed her book Force and Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence

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August 16, 2020 - Caroline Winterer discussed her book American Enlightenments: Pursuing Happiness in the Age of Reason

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August 23, 2020 - Martha S. Jones discussed her book Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All

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August 30, 2020 - Catherine Clinton discussed her book Stepdaughters of History: Southern Women and the American Civil War

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September 6, 2020 - Alan Taylor discussed his book Thomas Jefferson’s Education

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