Am Interview with Richard Fox

Our conversation with Richard Fox, Professor of history at the University of Southern California and recent author of “Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History,” now out with W.W. Norton. In this interview, Dr. Fox discusses the political power of Lincoln’s body during his presidency, the significance of Lincoln’s funeral train, and the power of the “enshrined body” and the “national body” in the 150 years since his death.

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The Best Civil War Books of 2017

The Books & Authors section of our Winter 2017 issue contained our annual roundup of the year’s best Civil War titles. As usual, we enlisted the help of a handful…