Readers' Review: "The March" By E.L. Doctorow

Engraving depicting Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's march through Georgia to the sea.
 - (Source: Library of Congress)

Engraving depicting Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's march through Georgia to the sea.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Readers' Review: "The March" By E.L. Doctorow

For February's Readers’ Review, E.L. Doctorow’s historic novel about Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman’s path of destruction through the deep South near the end of the Civil War. The title is “The March.”

For February's Readers’ Review, E.L. Doctorow’s historic novel about Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman’s path of destruction through the deep South near the end of the Civil War. The title is “The March.” Diane invites listeners to join the discussion.

Guests

Adam Goodheart

author of "1861: The Civil War Awakening" and director of Washington College’s C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience.

Faye Moskowitz

professor of English and creative writing at George Washington University, and author of three memoirs, "A Leak in the Heart," "And the Bridge is Love," "Peace in the House" and a collection of short stories, "Whoever Finds this: I Love You."

Dana Williams

professor of African American literature and chair of the English department at Howard University.

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Excerpted from "The March" by E. L. Doctorow. Copyright © 2005 by E.L. Doctorow. Excerpted by permission of Random House Trade Paperbacks, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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