Fred Kaplan,"The emancipation of Honest Abe," Washington Post, 26 November, reviews Eric Foner's The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery.
Judith Shulevitz,"Samuel Clemens' Secret," Slate, 23 November, reviews Harriet E. Smith, ed., Autobiography of Mark Twain; and Geoffrey C. Ward,"A Headlong Life," NYT, 26 November, reviews Edmund Morris's Colonel Roosevelt.
James Woudhuysen,"When Churchill starved India," Spiked Review of Books, 26 November, reviews Madhusree Mukerjee's Churchill's Secret War: The British Empire and the Ravaging of India During World War II.
Joshua Rubenstein,"The Devils' Playground," NYT, 26 November, reviews Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin; and Geoffrey Wheatcroft,"Path of Least Resistance," NYT, 26 November, reviews Alan Ridings's And The Show Went On: Cultural Life in Nazi-Occupied Paris.
Sheila Fitzpatrick,"A Spy in the Archives," LRB, 2 December, recalls her first experience doing research in Moscow.
George Packer,"Dead Certain," New Yorker, 29 November, reviews George W. Bush's Decision Points.
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