Books by Louis P. Masur

Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"A fascinating addition to the growing shelf of Springsteen studies, probably best read in doses."
A career-spanning collection of interviews with The Boss. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 22, 2012

"A moving, accessible portrayal of Lincoln as a deeply humble, strangely physical presence who spoke in oracular parables. "
In a scholarly examination of the Emancipation Proclamation, Masur (American Studies and History/Rutgers Univ.; The Civil War: A Concise History, 2011, etc.) reveals the intensive intellectual development and political debate behind President Lincoln's resolve. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 2008

"A moving reminder of a painful episode in American history."
The history behind the 1976 Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of an enraged white man lunging to spear a black man with a pole holding the American flag. Read full book review >
AUTUMN GLORY by Louis P. Masur
Released: June 1, 2003

"Profusely detailed rendering of the early-20th-century's melting-pot urban society and the national sport's place in it. (32 b&w illustrations)"
A celebration of baseball's first post-season championship, later known as the World Series. Read full book review >
1831 by Louis P. Masur
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"An intelligent and imaginative historical essay with a few pieces missing."
A history of one year in the United States. Read full book review >