Books by Brian M. Thomsen

THE AMERICAN FANTASY TRADITION by Brian M. Thomsen
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Memorable—should last for a decade."
Fantasy and Civil War anthologist Thomsen (the pared-down The Civil War Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant, 2002) turns from that bad idea to perform creditably in amassing this whale-sized anthology that helps distinguish American from European fantasy traditions.In his introduction, Thomsen does his best to define American fantasy and the way Americans adapt and respond to the world, fantastic or otherwise. Read full book review >
THE CIVIL WAR MEMOIRS OF ULYSSES S. GRANT by Brian M. Thomsen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2001

"Readers would do better to turn to the less expensive—and far better edited—Modern Library and Penguin editions of Personal Memoirs."
A classic of military history, abridged for readers with short attention spans. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 2001

"A rich collection of fine writing saved from obscurity: Commendable rescue work."
A tidy and well-ordered volume that collects nearly 40 Civil War short stories, memoirs, and reminiscences by the celebrated 19th-century writer. Read full book review >