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Book Review: ‘Southern Cross, Volume 1′ by Dorvall and Philip Renne

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This graphic novel is a beautifully illustrated and thought-provoking alternative history of the Civil War. Read More »

Interview: F.W. Abel, author of ‘Deeds of a Colored Soldier during the Rebellion, Volume 1: From the Beginning to Chickamagua’

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"I hope this will appeal to young adult readers, as it is about a teenager functioning not only in the adult world, but one engaged in a bitter war." Read More »

Athena Film Festival Movie Review: ‘Rebel’

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A woman fighting during the Civil War? What is the likelihood that she would have donned trousers and taken up arms to fight with the South or the North? Rebel, directed by Maria Agui Carter reveals how this could happen and in fact did relating the adventures of Loreta Velazquez based on her forgotten memoir, 'The Woman in Battle'. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘Copper Season Two’

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Cooper is a pretty good show, and it looks fantastic, so this three-disc set is worth checking out. Read More »

Interview with Alison Bruce & Kat Flannery, Authors of ‘Hazardous Unions’

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Two writers discuss the art of collaboration and the writing life. Read More »

Washington’s Kool-Aid Cups Runneth Over

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Well, it finally happened. Both sides of the aisle in Washington have lost all perspective, not to mention what little, if any, common sense any of them might still retain. Nancy Pelosi and John Boehner have each astonishingly announced their support of Obama’s request to Congress to intervene in the Syrian civil war, a move that makes no sense and ... Read More »

Opera Review (NYC Fringe): ‘Truth’

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A short new opera about abolitionist Sojourner Truth features fine voices and appealing music. Read More »

Book Review: The Long Road Home: The Death and Birth of America by Nick West

Well-researched and filled with fascinating data, The Long Road Home is a must read for Civil War history enthusiasts. Read More »

Interview with Nick West, Author of The Long Road Home

"I'm exploring my ancestors' romances, friendships, adventures, hardships in a historical context." Read More »

Book Review: Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad by David W. Lesch

Lesch examines what went wrong in a region once considered the future of the Middle East, now embroiled in a brutal and protracted civil war. Read More »