Announcements
Quoting Lincoln… or Not…

Abraham Lincoln is one of the world’s most frequent victims of misattributed and inaccurate quotes. From the popular and folksy  “Whatever you are, be a good one”–probably paraphrased and usually attributed to William Makepeace Thackery–to President George H. W. Bush’s repeat of “Here I am-warts and all,” attributed to Oliver Cromwell; it seems everyone wants … Continue reading Quoting Lincoln… or Not…

Coming Up on A House Divided: Copperheads! Lincoln Haters! Amorous Lovers!

“…a unique window into the inner world of a ‘less than good soldier’ and his equally edgy wife” –Earl J. Hess Join us Friday, February 2 at 2pm CST for A House Divided.  Bjorn Skaptason talks with Timothy Mason Roberts, editor of “This Infernal War” The Civil War Letters of William and Jane Standard. Watch … Continue reading Coming Up on A House Divided: Copperheads! Lincoln Haters! Amorous Lovers!

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