Books by Allen C. Guelzo

LIFE LINCOLN by Allen C. Guelzo
HISTORY
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"One idea recurs: '[W]e can be better than we have been,' as Steven Spielberg puts it; we can 'be uplifted and galvanized by this suffering man who was a steadfast optimist in the name of freedom and equality.' That sentiment infuses and inspires this stunning portrait."
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's death, LIFE editors have produced an astonishing volume of images and essays. Read full book review >
GETTYSBURG by Allen C. Guelzo
HISTORY
Released: May 15, 2013

"Robust, memorable reading that will appeal to Civil War buffs, professional historians and general readers alike."
A stirring account of the "greatest and most violent collision the North American continent [has] ever seen," just in time for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: May 4, 2012

"An authoritative view of the great American trauma."
Lincoln Prize winner Guelzo (Civil War Era Studies/Gettysburg Coll.; Lincoln, 2011, etc.) offers a broad, readable history of the Civil War. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2008

"A crisply articulated, dynamic presentation of how the debates unfolded and why they still matter today."
Two-time Lincoln Prize winner Guelzo (Civil War Era History/Gettysburg Coll.; Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America, 2004, etc.) colorfully chronicles the most famous Senate campaign in American history. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Thoughtful and readable: a valuable contribution to Civil War-era history."
A fluent study of a transformative document in American history. Read full book review >