The bookseller recommended Brogan’s Penguin History of the United States of America. I bought it. An early clue that this might not have been a good decision came when I noticed ...
Posts tagged ‘Jill Lepore’
Erin, of the excellent Alice Martin Bishop blog, has started me off on a good, brain-awakening note on this sunny Edinburgh morning by posting a link to this NYT op-ed piece by Harvard professor Jill Lepore. It contrasts the fortunes of Benjamin Franklin with those of his sister Jane. Read more