Works in Progress:


          (completion 2018)

  • The Prisms of Politics: An Essay on Ideological Literacy.

  • Vanishing Points: Essays in Retrieval.


  • Jane's World: Jane Brewster Reid, An Artist on Nantucket

  • Picturing Whitman (Walt Whitman and Photography)

  • Game Theory: the Mysteries of Sudoku

  • An Encrypted Life (personal memoir)

  • Printing Days (personal memoir)

  • The Kennedy Western

  • Pride of the Yankees: A Memoir of Baseball in a Divided City

  • What They Did Here: Civil War Battlefields and American Memory

  • Time Warps: Reflections on History, Memory and the Self

  • Southern Discomfort: The Civil War Sesquicentennial

All our inventions are but improved means to an unimproved end.

- Henry David Thoreau