Renaissance Readers meet on the second Tuesday of each month, January through November, at 10:15 AM. Book selections are made 3-6 months in advance. Selected titles are often of a scholarly nature or lend themselves to thoughtful discussions. Anyone interested in reading and discussing the selected books is welcome to attend!
For February's discussion the Renaissance Readers have each chosen a different title concerning Abraham Lincoln.
These titles include:
A Self-made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Volume 1 by Sidney Blumenthal
Wrestling with his Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Volume 2 by Sidney Blumenthal
Lincoln and the Court by Brian McGinty
Lincoln's War: The Untold Story of America's Greatest President as Commander in Chief by Geoffry Perret
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery by Eric Foner
Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year by David Von Drehle
Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief by James M McPherson
Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War by Burrus M. Carnahan
Decided on the Battlefield: Grant, Sherman, Lincoln and the Election of 1864 by David Alan Johnson
Freedom: A Novel of Abraham and the Civil War by William Safire