Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

When a day of lament for Lincoln’s death coincided with the Jewish holiday of Shavuot

A Minnesota historian and native reflects on the George Floyd case

Melissa Rogers on religion and public life


Is there a religious left?

Lizabeth Cohen reviews Robert Dallek, How Did We Get Here?: From Roosevelt to Donald Trump

Modern nostalgia and re-watching our favorite TV shows

The National Book Festival moves online

Coffee and coffeehouses

Future historians of COVID-19 and Wikipedia

Is anti-intellectualism killing us?

Keith Hernandez

Supporting writers during COVID-19

Ryan Boyd reviews Kevin Gannon’s Radical Hope: A Teaching Manfisto

Getting rid of a home library

The Jamaican slave revolt of 1831

A short history of Twitter

New books in early Canadian history