A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Books in 19th-century New York City
The end of the world as we know it
Andrew Delbanco on reparations for Black Americans
David Brooks’s on his taste in music
David French on the abortion movement’s “bargain” with Trump
Cecelia Robinson-Woods reviews Donald Yacovone, Teaching White Supremacy: America’s Democratic Ordeal and the Forging of Our National Identity.
Why Jelani Cobb quit Twitter
Marcus Rediker on the death of Staughton Lynd
Matthew Dallek reviews Douglas Brinkley’s Silent Spring Revolution: John F. Kennedy, Rachel Carson, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and the Great Environmental Awakening
What is historian Douglas Brinkley reading?
Carol Berkin reviews Fred Kaplan, His Masterly’s Pen: A Biography of Jefferson the Writer
Is a comprehensive United States history survey course still possible?
Historian Jefferson Cowie on convict leasing after the collapse or Reconstruction