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George Saunders wins the 2017 Man Booker Prize

Writer George Saunders was awarded the Man Booker Prize for fiction in London on Tuesday for his novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” which tells the story of Abraham Lincoln in a graveyard mourning the death of his son, surrounded by ghosts. Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall presented the award...

Roy Dotrice, Tony Award-winning British actor, dies at 94

He was known for his stage portrayals of Abraham Lincoln and his screen appearances in “Game of Thrones.”

George Saunders is bookies’ favorite for Man Booker prize

Saunders’ book 'Lincoln in the Bardo' is set in a Washington graveyard, where President Abraham Lincoln visits the body of his 11-year-old son.        

Special Sauce: Chris Kimball on the Grateful Dead and Life After ATK

Former host of America's Test Kitchen Chris Kimball opens up on the new approach he's taking with Milk Street, and confesses his enduring love for the humor of Abraham Lincoln.

ArtPrize's 200K Public Grand Prize Goes To Lincoln Portrait Made Of Lincoln Pennies

"ArtPrize Nine [audience] voters gave Battle Creek graphic designer Richard Schlatter the $200,000 Grand Prize for his 12-foot portrait of Abraham Lincoln made from about 24,500 pennies that bear Lincoln's image.... Schlatter said he decided to create the portrait after he was mesmerized by the various shades of pennies he had accumulated." (To see […]

Lincoln Museum in Springfield hosting "Spooktacular" event

A visit to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is fun and educational. But spooky? On the night of Oct. 21, the museum will turn into a … Click to Continue »

OH FER CRYIN’ OUT LOUD: UW-Madison Wants to Fight Systematic Oppression by…Abraham Lincoln?…

OH FER CRYIN’ OUT LOUD: UW-Madison Wants to Fight Systematic Oppression by…Abraham Lincoln?

Book Entry: Review: ‘Forged in Crisis’ Strains to Define Leadership

In her book, Nancy Koehn attempts to identify the common qualities of figures as different as Abraham Lincoln, Ernest Shackleton and Rachel Carson.

Abraham Lincoln library shares story of high school sports

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library is releasing a collection of interviews that tell the story of high school sports in Illinois. The Springfield-based museum says 54 interviews with players, coaches, … Click to Continue »

Well Said: Grant's brand of whiskey

You just tell me the brand of whiskey Grant drinks — I would like to send a barrel of it to my other generals. Abraham Lincoln

Man arrested for using penny to deface the Lincoln Memorial

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A Kyrgyz man is accused of using Abraham Lincoln’s face to deface the respected leader’s memorial.

Rocket Man

Photo: USS Abraham Lincoln/USNAV Well, well, well. I knew that fat little toad was pushy and somewhat clever, and I also knew that his rapidly-promoted Kim Jong Sik was the genius behind improving the rocket science program. But the more recent news was that ND:tBF was using mostly solid fuel engines because they are easier […]

High School Football Player Breaks Seven Tackles Before Scoring A 71-Yard TD (VIDEO)

This play is both impressive and embarrassing at the same time. Earlier this month, Jefferson High School and Abraham Lincoln High School locked horns on the field during a varsity football game in Council Bluffs, Iowa. It got rather ugly for the home team real quick. It didn’t take long for Jefferson to take a 7-0 lead […]

Glenwood Cemetery's Chainsaw Sculptures in Washington, D.C.

Glenwood Cemetery is a historic Washington D.C. cemetery some know for its opulent Victorian monuments and infamous residents: It is the resting place of George Atzerodt, a co-conspirator for Abraham Lincoln's assassination, and the murderer Frederic De Frouville. Show More Summary

USS Abraham Lincoln Tests F-35C Lightning II at Sea

The Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) became one of the few ships in the fleet to trap and launch the F-35C Lightning II, Sept. 3. The “Grim Reapers” of Strike Fighter Squadron 101 (VFA 101), from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, are the training squadron for the F-35C. “The F-35C is still

Navy sends USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN to Keys

Mick sends us a link from Fox News which reports that the carrier USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN is steaming towards the Florida Keys along with USS IWO JIMA and USS NEW YORK to help with recovery operations there; Statewide, an estimated 13 million people, or two-thirds of Florida’s population, remained without power. That’s more than the […]

U.S. Navy moving aircraft carrier for Hurricane Irma relief

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The U.S. Navy said on Friday that it was moving the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln and other ships into position to provide humanitarian relief from Hurricane Irma if needed. The Abraham Lincoln, along with the amphibious assault ship...Show More Summary

Aircraft Carrier Lincoln Heading to Florida for Irma Response

The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln was ordered to get underway Friday and be in position off the Florida Atlantic coast

Lincoln after 1865

What would have happened if Abraham Lincoln had lived beyond 1865? Would Reconstruction have succeeded, or at least failed less? On the latest edition of The Bookmonger, I ask this and more of Richard White, author of The Republic for...Show More Summary

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