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Title: Nancy Sinkoff, "From Left to Right: Lucy S. Dawidowicz, the New York Intellectuals, and the Politics of Jewish History" (Wayne State UP, 2020)

Jay Weiner, "Professor Berman: The Last Lecture of Minnesota’s Greatest Public Historian" (U Minnesota Press, 2019)

March 18th, 2020

In his latest book, journalist Jay Weiner details the extraordinary life of Professor Hy Berman. Written as an autobiography co-authored by Weiner, Professor… Go to Episode

Nancy Sinkoff, "From Left to Right: Lucy S. Dawidowicz, the New York Intellectuals, and the Politics of Jewish History" (Wayne State UP, 2020)

March 17th, 2020

From Left to Right: Lucy S. Dawidowicz, the New York Intellectuals, and the Politics of Jewish History (Wayne State University Press, 2020) is the first… Go to Episode

Alan Taylor, "Thomas Jefferson’s Education" (W. W. Norton, 2019)

March 16th, 2020

Alan Taylor is the author of Thomas Jefferson’s Education published by W. W. Norton & Company in 2019. Thomas Jefferson’s Education tells the story… Go to Episode

Elizabeth Goldring, "Nicholas Hilliard: Life of an Artist" (Yale UP, 2019)

March 12th, 2020

Limning – the painting of miniature portraits – was an important art form in 16th-century Europe. Among its greatest practitioners was Nicholas Hilliard,… Go to Episode