A few things on-line that caught my attention this week:
Louis Menand: The Ph. D problem.
Historians evaluate Obama’s first year.
Nancy Hawkins reviews Kathy Sprows Cummings’s New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era.
Hannah Rosin reviews Barbara Ehrenreich’s Bright Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America
Bruce Springsteen is writing an autobiography.
Jon Rowe on Peter Marshall and the Texas American history standards debate.
Stan Katz: Can colleges teach teachers?
New York Times interview with Woody Holton.