Monthly Archives: October 2012

Review of Napoleon: A Political Life

We spent about three months reading Englund’s biography of Napoleon.  This is a major time commitment for table reading, both lunch and dinner every day from late August to late October.  The French Emperor’s life is certainly fascinating, but as … Continue reading

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Essays in Biography

Two nights ago we finished Steven Englund’s Napoleon and began Joseph Epstein’s Essays in Biography.  The first biographical essay is on George Washington.

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