Originally published 09/06/2016
Gordon S. Wood
The question raised by Taylor’s book is this: Can a revolution conceived mainly as sordid, racist and divisive be the inspiration for a nation?
Originally published 04/15/2014
The Pulitzer committee’s citation calls the book “a meticulous and insightful account of why runaway slaves in the colonial era were drawn to the British side as potential liberators.”
Originally published 11/18/2013
Alan Taylor already won a Pulitzer in 1996 -- now he's up for the National Book Award for "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832."
Originally published 08/16/2017
Mark Byrnes's Facing Backwards
Trump was failing a basic obligation of leadership. He did not pay tribute to virtue.
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