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Illinois History: Read On! Book Discussion Schedule

Join staff, volunteers, and patrons of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum for a lively lunch hour discussion of Illinois history titles.  You are welcome to bring your lunch and your thoughts on the book we’re discussing.  We meet on third Tuesdays at noon, every other month in the Library Classroom.  See you then!

2013 Books

January 15

Gregory A. Borchard.  Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley, (Concise Lincoln Library). Carbondale, Illinois:  Southern Illinois University, 2011.

Glenna Schroeder-Lein.  Abraham Lincoln and Medicine, (Concise Lincoln Lincoln Library).  Carbondale, Illinois:  Southern Illinois University, 2012.

March 19

Gillum Ferguson. Illinois in the War of 1812. Urbana, Illinois:  University of Illinois Press, c2012.

May 21

Earl Hess.  The Civil War in the West.  Chapel Hill, North Carolina:  University of North Carolina Press, c2012.

July 16

Frank Cicero, Jr.  Relative Strangers:  Italian Prostestants in the Catholic World. Chicago, Illinois:  Academy Chicago, c2011.

September 17

Jason Emerson. Giant in the Shadows:  the Life of Robert T. Lincoln.  Carbondale, Illinois:  Southern Illinois University Press, c2012.   

November 19

Gary Krist.   City of Scoundrels:  the Twelve Days of Disaster that Gave Birth to Modern Chicago.  New York:  Crown Publishers, c2012.