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Journal of a graduate student in military history and the American Civil War

2008 National Book Award Finalists in Non-Fiction

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First, I’ve added The National Book Foundation to my links (look under “Books” header on right nav bar.

Second, I noticed several history and military-relevant titles on the 2008 National Book Award Finalist list for non-fiction. My congratulations to all of the finalists.

Drew Gilpin Faust
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
Alfred A. Knopf

Annette Gordon-Reed
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family
W.W. Norton & Company

Jane Mayer
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a
War on American Ideals

Doubleday

Jim Sheeler
Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives
The Penguin Press


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