Bill Donahue, "Can Antioch College Return From the Dead Again?" NYTM, 16 September, wonders if the college has five lives.
Charles C. Mann, "When Spain Led the World," NYT, 16 September, reviews Hugh Thomas's The Golden Empire: Spain, Charles V, and the Creation of America.
Gerald J. Rusello, "Uniting the Nation," WSJ, 17 September, reviews Michael C. Toth's Founding Federalist: The Life of Oliver Ellsworth.
Justin Behrend, "Rumors of Revolt," Opinionator, 15 September, tracks the rumors at Natchez and the actions of its slaves in 1861. Andy Bowers, "Crazy Bet, the Scourge of Civil War Richmond," Slate, 15 September, is the second of Slate's podcast series on the American Civil War.
Abigail Deutsch, "Notes from King Bolo," WSJ, 17 September, reviews Valerie Eliot and Hugh Haughton, eds., The Letters of T.S. Eliot. Vols. 1 & 2, 1898–1925.
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