1,174May 19, 2011
Book Discussion on Mightier Than the Sword
David Reynolds presented a history of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, published in 1852. The author profiled Ms. Stowe (1811-1896), whose novel supported the ...
362Oct 30, 2008
After Words with David Reynolds
David Reynolds talked about his book Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson (Harper; September 30, 2008). In his account of the years 1815-1848 Mr. Reynolds recounts the early years ...
938May 12, 2005
Book Discussion on John Brown, Abolitionist
David Reynolds talked about his book John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights, published by Knopf. Mr. Reynolds profiled ...
132Mar 24, 1998
National Book Critics Circle Awards
The National Book Critics Circle Awards presented its annual awards. Each year, they award prizes to books in five categories: Biography and Autobiography, Anne Fadiman won in General ...
1,042Apr 4, 1996
Book Discussion on Walt Whitman's America
Professor Reynolds talked about his recent book, Walt Whitman’s America: A Cultural Biography, published by Alfred A. Knopf. He analyzed Whitman’s contradictory stances on ...