In today's print edition of the Sun-Times, we dedicated all our Books space to the subject of Abraham Lincoln. You would think that all that could be written about our nation's 16th president has been written. Not so.
John Barron states in his review of President Lincoln: The Duty of a Statesman by William Lee Miller that "Lincoln always emerges as the year's freshest most appealing character. Any year." (Click here to read full review)
With that in mind we've seized upon the passion of many of the historians who've written about Honest Abe recently ...
* Bob Oswald reviews House of Abraham: Lincoln & the Todds, a Family Divided by War by Stephen Berry. Read review.
* Lisa Donovan reviews The Case of Abraham Lincoln: A Story of Adultery, Murder and the Making of a Great President by Julie M. Fenster. Read review.
* Neil Steinberg reviews Lincoln Legends: Myths, Hoaxes, and Confabulations Associated With Our Greatest President by Edward Steers Jr. Read review.
* Mary Houlihan reviews Did Lincoln Own Slaves? And Other Frequently Asked Questions About Abraham Lincoln by Gerald J. Prokopowicz. Read review.
* And in my column I write about The Madness of Mary Lincoln by Jason Emerson.