A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Gerald Russello reviews George Scialabba, How to be Depressed
The World Socialist Web Site on the death of Bernard Bailyn
What makes for a successful vice-presidential pick?
A historian on university openings and closings
A panel discussion on the Black Lives Matter movement
Joe Biden: “Griever-in-Chief”
Dan Walden reviews Matt Walsh’s Church of Cowards: A Wake-Up Call to Complacent Christians
Rebecca Onion interviews Richard Kreitner, author of Break It Up: Secession, Division, and the Secret History of America’s Imperfect Union
H. W. Brands reviews Marjoleine Kars, Blood on the River: A Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild Coast
Jefferson Davis’s pro-slavery nemesis
Who owned the Liberty Tree?
Kamala Harris and the future of American religion