Books by Jon Meacham

THOMAS JEFFERSON by Jon Meacham
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"An outstanding biography that reveals an overlooked steeliness at Jefferson's core that accounts for so much of his political success."
A Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer lauds the political genius of Thomas Jefferson. Read full book review >
AMERICAN LION by Jon Meacham
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 18, 2008

"Succinct, engaging portrait of Jackson, his circle and his influence."
Newsweek editor Meacham makes a solid case that the war-hero president was largely responsible for expanding the power of the executive branch. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 21, 2003

"A pleasant walk over very familiar ground. (b&w photos throughout.)"
Admiring, even romantic chronicle of the Anglo-American leaders' warm personal relationship before and during WWII. Read full book review >
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: Jan. 12, 2000

"A highly satisfying compendium that shines a welcome light onto the troubles of the present day."
Essays and newspaper articles on the civil-rights movement, written mostly in the 1950s and '60s. Read full book review >