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  1. says:

    Once again a book I read in a single day while substitute teaching at my local high school But this is a book I absolutely loved and I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a whole new list of great non fiction books to readIt's hard to describe what this book is It's basically the condensed version of the Booknotes TV show on C Span Each little chapter is basically an author explaining what his book is about

  2. says:

    This book is a gem It is a window into American history in a format that typically is not found elsewhere The chapters are in chronological order so that even though each is from a different author and addresses a different

  3. says:

    Unsure if you want to delve into a 450 page book about some aspect of American history? These vignettes from Brian Lamb with several dozen authors is terrific and will turn you onto some outstanding reads Many of these writers are big time historians who are pretty casual and tell great yarns This is really good material and it's n

  4. says:

    This collection 3rd in the series of Booknotes titles of seventy eight interviews from the founding C Span CEO and author

  5. says:

    I'm a history buff and I loved this book It gives lesser known perspectives into significant historical events The only thing I didn't like was that each excerpt ended way too soon and just whetted my appetite for information

  6. says:

    As with any work that consists of an anthology this is going to be somewhat subjective to my tastes and how useful I found all of these stories overall Often it is difficult to try and rate each work individually I know I tried wit

  7. says:

    This is an excellent book There are about eighty American History topics covered The selection of topics is very wide and all interesting pieces of how this country got to this place The book is a collection of paraphrased interviews of authors You get a good thumb nail view of all of the books There is a wealth of information macro and micro on all of the topics It was fun interesting and long Because it is history it is not dated but it

  8. says:

    Really enjoyed the historical essays here from Ambrose claiming that D Day was the pivot of the 20th century fail and it is either the Germans or the Russians of McNamara claiming that Rusk believed until the end that we should have been in Vietnam or uoting TS EliotWe shall not cease from explorationAnd the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we startedAnd know the place for the first time

  9. says:

    If you want an overview of the books discussed on CSPAN's Booknotes arranged to follow the chronology of American

  10. says:

    Excellent book I highly recommend it New information was learned in each and every section

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Booknotes Stories from American History

Of the best have been collected for readers to savor In this volume than eighty contemporary writers and historians examine seminal moments from American history celebrated and uncelebrated alike Booknotes offers readers conversational essays edited from. This collection 3rd in the series of Booknotes titles of seventy eight interviews from the founding C Span CEO and author provides chapter summaries of sem

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American history is shaped by great and small events and in recent years a generation of writers has brought these events to life They have shared these stories with the viewers of the long running C SPAN author interview program Booknotes and here some. This book is a gem It is a window into American history in a format that typically is not found elsewhere The chapters are in chronological order so that e

Free download À PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ç Brian Lamb

The interview show providing an enticing selection of author subject pairings For anyone interested in America's rich history and especially the devoted fans of C SPAN's Booknotes this is an engaging compendium of information opinions and new perspectiv. If you want an overview of the books discussed on CSPAN s Booknotes arranged to follow the chronology of American history you ll likely be delighted with t

  • Paperback
  • 576
  • Booknotes Stories from American History
  • Brian Lamb
  • English
  • 07 February 2019
  • 9780142002490

About the Author: Brian Lamb

Brian Lamb founder of C SPAN currently serves as the C SPAN Networks' Executive Chairman Since C SPAN's founding in 1979 Brian has been a regular on camera presence interviewing all presidents since Reagan and many world leaders members of Congress journalists and authors Over 15 years beginning in 1989 Brian interviewed 801 nonfiction authors for a weekly series called Booknotes Curre