Tag: gene hackman

  • Bits ‘n Pieces

    Professor Sasha Volokh of Georgetown University would like your recommendation for a good general history of the Civil War. Who can resist a request like that? The Washington Post’s Jonathan Yardley reviews Julia Keller’s Dr. Gatling’s Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It. “For all of Richard Jordan […]

  • Gene Hackman in Asheville

    What’s a celeb sighting got to do with the Civil War? Seems Hackman has now retired from acting and is now into writing about the Late Unpleasantness. He’ll be appearing at a local book store. Haven’t made up my mind whether I’ll go or not (it costs money), but there’s a review of the book […]