His favorite reads are turn of the century magazines – Harper’s Weekly, Harper’s New Monthly, Munsey’s, The World’s Work, and Technical World. The news reported in them may not always be accurate, but they add a great flavor to what you know about the period, and they have some of the best historical pictures and illustrations that you will ever find.
If he could only give one reason why he writes history, it would be that “life is stranger than fiction. You just can’t make this stuff up.”
Online Nicholas is best known as history-bytes where he’s been selling historical memorabilia on eBay and Amazon for the past fourteen years.