Lincoln in Private
Lincoln did not have a diary but, he developed the habit of writing reflections and ruminations on little slips of paper. Historian Ronald C. White, Jr., will expand our understanding of Lincoln’s character and thinking and can give us a better understanding of the private Lincoln behind the public Lincoln.
To be published by Random House on May 4, 2021.
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain is a relatively unknown hero of the Union victory of Gettysburg in the Civil War. Ronald White is writing a comprehensive biography of Chamberlain to be published by Random House in September 2023.
In this magnificent book, Ronald C. White, Jr. offers a fresh and compelling definition of Lincoln as a man of integrity–what today’s commentators would call “authenticity”–whose moral compass holds the key to understanding his life.
The Eloquent President
In The Eloquent President, historian Ronald C. White, Jr., examines Abraham Lincoln’s astonishing oratory and explores his growth as a leader, a communicator, and a man of deepening spiritual conviction.