Jan Jacobi Joins Us for Two Books - Lincoln in Springfield and Young Lincoln
Airdate: 09/22/2022 @ 3:30 pm CST
This program airs live on the book shop’s Facebook page. People who are not Facebook users can watch at that page, too. Shortly after the program, you can watch at your convenience on Facebook, YouTube or follow this link to Previous Shows, under the A House Divided tab above.
Jan Jacobi’s Lincoln in Springfield picks up at the end of his award-winning debut Young Lincoln, and continues the saga of Abraham Lincoln’s development, as the young man becomes a young professional and politician. These are books for young readers, ages 8 and up.
Bjorn Skaptason holds a M.A. in history from Loyola University Chicago.
He has published essays on Ambrose Bierce at Shiloh for the Ambrose Bierce Project Journal, on the United States Colored Troops in the campaign and battle of Brice’s Crossroads for the West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, and in the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society on The Chicago Light Artillery.
A dealer in antiquarian books, Bjorn produces and hosts A House Divided, a live book discussion program streamed from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. in Chicago.