Special Announcement
Coming Up on A House Divided…

A House Divided, formerly Virtual Book Signing, presents Peter Cozzens and Thomas Army, Jr. Airing October 29, at 12 noon Central, Daniel Weinberg will interview Peter Cozzens about his book, The Earth is Weeping.  In this exploration of the wars and negotiations that destroyed tribal ways of life even as they made possible the emergence … Continue reading Coming Up on A House Divided…

American Ulysses by Ronald C. White

Just Released! Ronald C. White’s American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant In his time, Ulysses S. Grant was routinely grouped with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the “Trinity of Great American Leaders.” But the battlefield commander-turned-commander-in-chief fell out of favor in the twentieth century. In American Ulysses, Ronald C. White argues that we … Continue reading American Ulysses by Ronald C. White

Officially Open!

We are still stocking shelves and hanging things here at Abraham Lincoln Book Shop; but we are Open For Business! Please stop by to see our new shop at 824 W. Superior St, Suite 100. It is at Superior St. and Green; one block west of Halsted, one block south of Chicago Ave. It is … Continue reading Officially Open!

Latest Acquisitions - More Under Browse The Shop
Merrill, Samuel. The Seventieth Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, 1st ed.

Signed by Commander of the Regiment
and Future President, Benjamin Harrison

Author’s Voice Programs

Author’s Voice, a Virtual Book Signing Network, presents live streamed book programming across a variety of genres. In September, LadyBird & Friends, our program for children, talked about President Squid. Our regular host, Betsy Bird brings a lifelong love of children’s books to the show. She spoke with Aaron Reynolds about his latest book, President Squid. Bombastic and bossy, Squid closely … Continue reading Author’s Voice Programs

A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln 1809-1845

Blumenthal’s latest book,  A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln 1809-1849, is the first in a projected four-volume series that will detail Lincoln’s life like never before.  This is a great opportunity for you to get a signed, first edition copy of this important Lincoln book. Sidney’s appearance is part of our Authors’ Voice™ … Continue reading A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln 1809-1845

Moving In!

We are happy to report after an exhaustive search and a little construction, the moving vans have left, our Avard Fairbanks bust has a distinctive place in the shop and we are starting to unpack and work toward getting the shop open. So, what have we been doing beside that?  Launching a new business of … Continue reading Moving In!