A few things from the web that caught my eye this week:
A history of Midnight Madness
The National Book Awards finalists have been announced. Two American history books are on the list: Drew Gilpin Faust’s This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War and Annette Gordon Reed, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family. Gordon Wood’s review of The Hemingses of Monticello.
Andrew Sullivan: “Why I Blog.
Dinesh D’Souza’s Philadelphia Inquirer review of Michael Novak’s No One Sees God: The Dark Night of Atheists and Believers
I am looking forward to reading this book.