Special Announcement
Showing Off Our Signatures

Right now, we have a great selection of Abraham Lincoln signatures at the book shop. If you are looking for a unique and always-appreciated gift for someone on your holiday list, we have some beautiful options–many with strong Lincoln associations–including Legal documents. We even have a check for renovations to the Lincoln home, which, according … Continue reading Showing Off Our Signatures

Ron Chernow & Gordon Rhea Visit A House Divided

1 November 2017 At 2pm today, we welcome Ron Chernow to A House Divided, the Lincoln, Civil War amd Military History program on the Author’s Voice network. Visit AuthorsVoice.net at 2pm (Central) to watch the program. After Ron Chernow we will have a brief intermission as we set up for Gordon Rhea’s visit. Chernow will … Continue reading Ron Chernow & Gordon Rhea Visit A House Divided

Our Partnership with
Shattered Globe Theatre

18 September 2017 Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. is happy to announce a partnership with Shattered Globe Theatre. Their current production, The Heavens are Hung In Black, examines Abraham Lincoln’s days between the death of Willie Lincoln and the issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Celebrating its debut in Illinois, The Heavens are Hung In Black was commissioned … Continue reading Our Partnership with
Shattered Globe Theatre

Walter Stahr on A House Divided

Daniel Weinberg talked with Water Stahr on A House Divided in August. Stahr’s book, Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary.  Walter Stahr, award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Seward, tells the story of Abraham Lincoln’s indispensable Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, the man the president entrusted with raising the army that preserved the Union. Of the crucial men … Continue reading Walter Stahr on A House Divided

Gwendolyn Brooks Centennial

Chicago is all abuzz about the Centennial of Gwendolyn Brooks’ birthday. One of the most highly regarded, highly influential, and widely read poets of 20th-century American poetry, Brooks was a much-honored poet, even in her lifetime, with the distinction of being the first black author to win the Pulitzer Prize. Born in Topeka Kansas in … Continue reading Gwendolyn Brooks Centennial

Iannelli Bust to Be Reproduced, Displayed in Paris!

31 July 2017 One of the most rewarding parts of our jobs here are Abraham Lincoln Book Shop is the opportunity to find the right homes for the objects that come through the shop. What’s even more rewarding is learning what happens to these objects after they leave our hands. Today’s Chicago Tribune brings us … Continue reading Iannelli Bust to Be Reproduced, Displayed in Paris!