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Lincoln – A Presidential BookTalk


Gere Branch, November 19, 2012
Layne P.

With the recent premiere of the feature film Lincoln [2012], with Daniel Day Lewis portraying the 16th President of the United States of America, Layne presented a talk on some selected non-fiction volumes about Lincoln’s life, as well as a few novels that feature President Lincoln in a fictionalized setting.

Abraham Lincoln
by Carl Sandburg [B L63s] [1940]

The eternal definitive work – in six volumes.

Team of Rivals
by Doris Kearns Goodwin [B L63g] [2005]

Abraham Lincoln
by James McPherson [Biography Lincoln] [2009]

The Lincoln Anthology
by Harold Holzer [Biography Lincoln] [2009]

Mrs. Lincoln: A Life
by Catherine Clinton [Biography Lincoln] [2009]

Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography
by Philip B. Kunhardt [B L63k] [1992]

1864: Lincoln at the Gates of History
by Charles Flood [Biography Lincoln] [2009]

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
by Seth Grahame-Smith [Graham-Smith] [2010]

The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln
by Stephen L. Carter [Carter] [2012]

The Lincoln Letter: A Peter Fallon Novel
by William Martin [Martin] [2012]