Prokopowicz, Gerald J. Did Lincoln Own Slaves? And Other Frequently Asked Questions About Abraham Lincoln. Pantheon. Jan. 2008. 352p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 978-0-375-42541-7. $24.95. BIOGThe book is out in an audio format as well.
Within chronological chapters, this book indeed consists of questions and answers. Unfortunately, the author's heavy-handed casualness ("Billy Herndon") and ripostes (e.g., turning down one of his own questions by responding "Next question please") will turn off many earnest Lincoln readers. Optional for public libraries.
Lincoln books - a roundup
Quite an omnibus review of Lincoln books from the Library Journal here. Interesting to see Gerald Prokopowicz's Lincoln book, which he and I discussed on his radio show, is coming out next month. He said he was aiming for the broadest audience and apparently he delivered. Library Journal was not pleased: