Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Michael Dirda reviews Jon Lauck’s From Warm Center to Ragged Edge: The Erosion of Midwestern Literary and Historical Regionalism, 1920-1965

Dreams and democracy

Impeachment: 14th-century style


Civil Rights and a carousel on the National Mall

Amanda Herbert reviews Caroline Higginton’s In the Neighborhood: Women’s Publication in Early America


Jill Lepore on America’s “shared past”


Identity politics and memory loss

Write every day or you won’t get it done

Memorial Day songs

Problems with Pence

Amy Black reviews Michael Wear, Reclaiming Hope: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House About the Future of Faith in America

Professors in the summer

Linda Colley reviews David Armitage, Civil Wars: A History in Ideas

Charles Lane reviews Richard Rothstein, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America