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Reader List: Presidential Bios


Presidential Bios
submitted in June by BookMan

Publishers Weekly asked a number of biographers to pick their favorite biographies of U.S. Presidents. The following is a compiled list of what was on all of their “top 5” lists.

Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox
by James McGregor Burns
Not currently owned by Lincoln City Libraries.

The Years of Lyndon Johnson
by Robert Caro

John F. Kennedy: An Unfinished Life 1917-1963
by Robert Dallek

Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power
by Robert Dallek

by David Herbert Donald

No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in WWII
by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945
by David Kennedy

Lincoln: A Picture Story of His LIfe
by Stefan Lorant

John Adams
by David McCullough

by David McCullough

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
by Edmund Morris

A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House
by Arthur Schlesinger

The Final Days
by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein