Abraham Lincoln Now on Goodreads – Plus, Books in the Mail

My Abraham Lincoln books are in the mail. And on Goodreads. July has always been a good month. In July 2013, I received nine boxes of books containing my copies of Tesla: The Wizard of Electricity. In July 2016, my … Continue reading

Creating an Abraham Lincoln Library

My Abraham Lincoln library began with a few books years ago and grew slowly into several shelves, then leapfrogged into several bookcases, and in seemingly one big bang expanded exponentially into several rooms. This week I took steps to consolidate … Continue reading

Coming Soon! Lincoln: The Man Who Saved America

Coming Soon! My newest book, Lincoln: The Man Who Saved America, is scheduled for release by Fall River Press on July 31, 2017. You’ll be able to pre-order it soon on the Barnes and Noble website and buy it in … Continue reading

Abraham Lincoln, Nikola Tesla, and Mark Twain Connected in the Arts

No one would mistake Abraham Lincoln for an artist, though scholars give him high marks on his writing. Long before there were speechwriters, politicians wrote their own material, and Lincoln is well known for such memorable speeches as the Gettysburg … Continue reading

Lincoln: The Man Who Saved America – The Cover Reveal!

It’s time to reveal the cover design for my new book, Lincoln: The Man Who Saved America. Drum Roll Please!! Lincoln: The Man Who Saved America is scheduled for release on July 31, 2017. It will be available in Barnes … Continue reading

Abraham Lincoln Assassinated on Good Friday. Again.

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated this past Friday, April 14th. Good Friday. That is, 152 years ago he was shot by John Wilkes Booth while Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln were in Ford’s Theatre watching the comedic play, Our American Cousin. … Continue reading

Abraham Lincoln at City Point

On March 20, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln telegraphed Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant, who had invited Lincoln to visit him for a “day or two” at City Point, Virginia. Lincoln told Grant that he “had already thought of going immediately … Continue reading

Abraham Lincoln, Joseph Henry, and Nikola Tesla – Connected by Fate

When Abraham Lincoln took the presidential oath on March 4, 1861, he would become the first president ever to have obtained a patent. Patent Number 6469 was awarded to Lincoln on May 22, 1849 for a device to lift boats … Continue reading

Three Books about Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin

Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin were born on the same day – February 12, 1809. Each in their own way became icons of change and are remembered throughout history for their contributions. While you might expect them to have little … Continue reading

Remembering Abraham Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address

Abraham Lincoln was sworn in as the 16th President of the United States during a time of great upheaval. His first inaugural address was long (his second would be much shorter) and delved into the crisis that was causing the … Continue reading