Civil War Nerdism

Damn. I just got THREE books in the mail--Richmond Burning, The Old South, and Loyalty and Loss. Sometimes I feel like I just want to plug my head to a book, like the dude's in Matrix... "I know plantation economics." 


There just isn't enough time. Probably would help if I didn't have a comment section. Wait. Did I say that out loud?? Ignore that. I could never quit you.

Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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