Contributor biographical information for Lincoln's melancholy : how depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness / Joshua Wolf Shenk.


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JOSHUA WOLF SHENK is an essayist and independent scholar whose work has appeared in numerous magazines and in the national bestseller Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression. He has written for The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, the Atlantic Monthly, the New York Times, Mother Jones, and other publications. He has been a correspondent for the New Republic, the Economist, and U.S. News & World Report. A contributing editor to
the Washington Monthly and a faculty member at New School University, Shenk serves on the advisory council of the Abraham
Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and consulted on the History Channel's film
Lincoln. He lives in Brooklyn.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Psychology.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.