illuminate history

Curiosity: forget “Cherchez la femme” (Look for the woman.) “Cherchez l’histoire.” (Look for the story.)


I am currently reading  Engines of War, a fascinating book by Christian Wolmar, leading British authority on railroads. I discovered this, his most recent book by way of the NYT … Continue reading

September 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

the next phase

When you self-publish your book, you must then market it. The resources you discovered when doing your research become a good first step. Reflections of a Civil War Locomotive Engineer … Continue reading

September 13, 2011 · Leave a comment