Megan Kate Nelson, who’s a terrific writer and historian, has started blogging. Her first post challenges readers to choose which quote comes from which Midnight Rising (one is Tony Horwitz’s study of John Brown, the other is an erotic thriller). Take a look!
The very nice people at the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College invited me to give a talk about Sand Creek, and C-SPAN broadcast the debacle live. So if you’ve been waiting for an opportunity to watch me looking very uncomfortable and fumbling for words, you’re in luck. Here’s a link to the talk (which I will never, ever, not in a million years, watch).