Books by William K. Klingaman

THE DARKEST YEAR by William K. Klingaman
HISTORY
Released: Feb. 19, 2019

"A welcome study of an aspect of wartime history that is little known among those too young to have experienced it."
Social history of the American homefront in the early months of World War II, a time of profound uncertainty and anxiety. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: Feb. 26, 2013

"An intriguing sidelight on the effects of climate change."
A panoramic overview of the wide-ranging social and political effects of a climatic catastrophe. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 19, 2001

"A fine account of a brilliant piece of political strategy."
Neither biography nor history of the Civil War, this is an account of Lincoln's tactics between the 1860 election and his announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862. Read full book review >