I’m currently reading Christopher Clark’s book with the whopping title: Time and Power: Visions of History in German Politics from the Thirty Years’ War to the Third Reich. In it, Clark discusses how the Nazis “changed history” first by changing … Continue reading →
…having Christopher Clark read aloud — just to you — his own current explorations into revolutions of the past. For global readers and thinkers, it “just don’t get much better ‘n this”….
This is the Introduction to a community Discussion Guide for West Virginia: A Film History As Lon Savage suggests, there are many wonderful reasons for West Virginians — or other Americans, for that matter — to take interest in history … Continue reading →
This is an interview of Topper Sherwood by Gordon Simmons, for a show on West Virginia Authors for the state Library Commission. The conversation was taped in Charleston, West Virginia, in March 2016. (Below the screen are some highlights.) “I … Continue reading →
For more than 20 years before moving to Berlin, I was a freelance writer and publisher in my home state of West Virginia. As I pitched and sold stories to US magazines, I published West Virginia: A History for Beginners … Continue reading →