Works in Progress:
- OCCUPY YOUR MIND: CRITICAL THINKING AND THE LIBERAL ARTS
- 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