A few things online that caught my attention this week:
When did humans arrive in the Americas?
Michael Roth reviews Costica Bradatan, In Praise of Failure: Four Lessons in Humility
Tattoos in 16th-century Roanoke
On historians who weigh-in on political questions.
How to save history. One proposal
David Waldstreicher reviews Pekka Hämäläinen, Indigenous Continent: The Epic Contest for North America
On writing for the purpose of telling your story for your future generations
Christopher Lasch: “hopeful dystopian”
The life of a bookstore owner
Conservative Jews and the Christian Right
Robert Caro is still working on volume 5 of his LBJ series.
Benjamin Wilson reviews Wendell Berry, The Need to Be Whole: Patriotism and the History of Prejudice
Confederates and enslavers in the U.S. Capitol