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!

Sidney Blumenthal on A House Divided

On June 8, Sidney Blumenthal talked with  Daniel Weinberg  on A House Divided. Blumenthal discussed Wrestling with His Angel, the second installment of Blumenthal’s four-volume Lincoln biography. Order your signed copy today.   Volume 1, A Self-Made Man, is also available. Volume II of Sidney Blumenthal’s acclaimed, landmark biography, The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, reveals the future president’s genius during the most decisive period of his … Continue reading Sidney Blumenthal on A House Divided