Smoler, Fredric. "Past Tense"
Comments: Discussion of the more interesting alternate histories published in the 1990s.
Published: In American Heritage, September 1999.
Published: On-line on American Heritage website, 2006.
Web link: w88 android

Smoler, Fredric. "The Lure of Alternate History (Plus the 14 Best Novels and Stories)"
Summary: Magazine column which provides an introduction to the alternate history genre, ending with a short list of "recommended" items.
Published: Posted on-line on American Heritage website, Oct. 15, 2005.
Web link: AmericanHeritage.com

Smoler, Fredric. "All Quiet on the Pennsylvania Front: A Strange and Strangely Familiar World of Alternate History"
Summary: Magazine column which discusses Harry Turtledove's Great War series, q.v., focusing on the recent publication of Settling Accounts: Drive to the East and the World War II like conflict which occurs in North America in the 1940s.
Published: Posted on-line on American Heritage website, Nov. 21, 2005.
Web link: AmericanHeritage.com

Smoler, Fredric. "Alternate History: When You Travel From the Future to the Past"
Summary: Magazine column which discusses alternate histories involving time travelers who alter the past, with special attention given to the first two volumes of John Birmingham's Axis of Time series, q.v.
Published: Posted on-line on American Heritage website, May 6, 2006.
Web link: AmericanHeritage.com

Smoler, Fredric. "Alternate History: After the Nazis Won World War II"
Summary: Magazine column which summarizes three recent books: Marix Evans' Invasion! Operation Sea Lion, 1940, Priests's The Separation, and Walton's Farthing.
Published: Posted on-line on American Heritage website, Oct. 21, 2005.
Web link: AmericanHeritage.com

Smoler, Fredric. "Michael Chabon's Strange America"
Summary: Magazine column discussing Chabon's The Yiddish Policemen's Union.
Published: Posted on-line on American Heritage website, June 26, 2007.
Web link: AmericanHeritage.com

Smoler, Fredric. "S.M. Stirling's Strange World of Alternate History"
Summary: Magazine column discussing various titles by Stirling, including the Draka trilogy, the Nantucket trilogy, The Peshawar Lancers, and The Sky People.
Published: Posted on-line on American Heritage website, Dec. 21, 2007.
Web link: AmericanHeritage.com