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Episode 3, Part 2: Jeff Wasserstrom

This MHP episode offers an informal interview with China historian Jeff Wasserstrom, where he discusses a variety of topics about writing history. He gives advice on publishing book reviews, overcoming writer’s block, and names some of his favorite history books. … Continue reading

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Salon's best history books

From HNN: 6 of Salon’s best books of the year involve history. Three novels make the list, two biographies, and one history book. NOVELS Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson The Yiddish Policeman’s Union by Michael Chabon The Father of … Continue reading

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Episode 2, Part 2: Martha Hodes

This episode offers a candid discussion with Martha Hodes about the background for her latest book, her daily writing practices, her teaching of experimental history in the classroom, and some advice to graduate students about ‘finding the story’ in their … Continue reading

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