Books on Abraham Lincoln Michael Burlingame offers a Presidents Day reading list: Distinctive personal portraits of Abraham Lincoln

From the Wall Street Journal:

1. Honor’s Voice. By Douglas L. Wilson, Knopf, 1998

2. The Young Eagle. By Kenneth J. Winkle, Taylor, 2001

3. Lincoln’s Melancholy. By Joshua Wolf Shenk, Houghton Mifflin, 2005

4. Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly. By Jennifer Fleischner, Broadway, 2003

5. Herndon’s Lincoln. By William H. Herndon and Jesse W. Weik, University of Illinois, 2006