Yesterday I took another step toward the publication of Charles Lindbergh: A Religious Biography of America’s Most Infamous Pilot and submitted my response to what are called the page proofs. Though still just a PDF, that file is my first look at the actual layout, pagination, typesetting, etc. In short, a preview of how we’ll … More My Lindbergh Biography as Minnesota History
Today I’d like to revive a kind of holiday tradition from the early years of The Pietist Schoolman: going through some “best of” lists to curate a list of histories and biographies that might make for good Christmas presents for my readers. This year I’ll draw on year-end recommendations from the New York Times (NYT), Publishers Weekly … More The Best History Books of 2019?
Among other things, taking a February-March break from this blog gave me some more time to devote to my new research project: a “spiritual, but not religious biography” of Charles A. Lindbergh. Most importantly, I got to spend hour after spring break hour in the Weyerhaueser Reading Room at the Minnesota Historical Society, going through … More Some Updates on My Charles Lindbergh Project