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Civil War Historian David Blight to Serve as Judge for National Book Awards

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David Blight

David Blight

David Blight

The National Book Foundation has announced that Civil War historian and Yale history professor David W. Blight will be a judge for the 2009 Nonfiction National Book Award. Blight is “Professor of History at Yale University and author of many books on nineteenth century American history, including A Slave No More, published in 2007.” Finalists will be announced on October 13.

See my previous post on Blight’s lectures available on Academic Earth here.
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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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