Books by David A. Nichols

IKE AND MCCARTHY by David A. Nichols
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 21, 2017

"A thorough, well-written, and surprising picture of a man who was much more than a 'do-nothing' president."
New insight into Dwight Eisenhower's silent methods of facing down enemies, particularly Joseph McCarthy. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 22, 2011

"A solid revisiting of this compelling leader about whom we are still learning. See David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower's Going Home to Glory (2010) for even more fresh information about this fascinating president."
Eisenhower historian Nichols (A Matter of Justice: Eisenhower and the Beginning of the Civil Rights Revolution, 2007, etc.) provides a richly contextual reappraisal of a telling year in the presidency. Read full book review >
WALKS WITH MEN by Ann Beattie
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2010

"Beattie's talent remains formidable, but this is pretty thin."
The 16th work of fiction by Beattie (Follies, 2005, etc.), which begins in 1980. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 4, 2007

"Revelatory reading."
Sympathetic assessment of Ike's civil-rights record. Read full book review >