Louis Bayard

Louis Bayard is the author of the critically acclaimed The Black Tower, the national bestseller The Pale Blue Eye, and Mr. Timothy, a New York Times Notable Book. A former staff writer for Salon, Mr. Bayard has written articles and the reviews for The Washington Post, among others. He lives in Washington, DC.

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Ardent was the word that Joshua Speed, Abraham Lincoln’s best friend, used to describe Lincoln’s wife Mary Todd.

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“Against all odds, against my own wishes, this is a love story.”