-Best Rated Bios-

Here are the 50 best rated/reviewed biographies currently in my library:

LBJ The Passage of Power (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume IV) by Robert A. Caro 2012
LBJ Master of the Senate (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume III) by Robert A. Caro 2002
LBJ The Path to Power (The Years of Lyondon Johnson, Volume I) by Robert A. Caro 1982
Robert Moses The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert Caro 1974 3rd-party reviews
LBJ Means of Ascent (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume II) by Robert A. Caro 1990
Abraham Lincoln Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin 2005 3rd-party reviews
Pope John Paul II Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II by George Weigel 1999
Harry S. Truman Truman by David McCullough 1992
Teddy Roosevelt The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (Vol I) by Edmund Morris 1979
Franklin Roosevelt No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt by Doris Kearns Goodwin 1994
Peter the Great Peter the Great: His Life and World by Robert Massie 1981
Warren Buffett Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist by Roger Lowenstein 1995
Stonewall Jackson Stonewall Jackson by James Robertson 1997
Robert E. Lee Lee by Richard Harwell 1997
John Adams John Adams by David McCullough 2001 REVIEW (4½ stars)
Meriwether Lewis Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen Ambrose 1997
James Garfield Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard 2011
Teddy Roosevelt Theodore Rex (Vol II) by Edmund Morris 2001
Teddy Roosevelt The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey by Candice Millard 2005
Abraham Lincoln Lincoln by David Herbert Donald 1995
George Washington Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow 2010 REVIEW (5 stars)
Abraham Lincoln A. Lincoln: A Biography by Ronald C. White Jr. 2009
Teddy Roosevelt Colonel Roosevelt (Vol III) by Edmund Morris 2010
Douglas MacArthur American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880-1964 by William Manchester 1978
John D. Rockefeller, Sr. Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow 1998
Abraham Lincoln With Malice Toward None by Stephen B. Oates 1977
Josef Stalin Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar by Simon Montefiore 2004
Patton Patton: A Genius for War by Carlo D’Este 1995
Walt Disney Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination by Neal Gabler 2006
Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years by Carl Sandburg 1926
Lou Gherig Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig by Jonathan Eig 2005
Ronald Reagan When Character Was King: A Story of Ronald Reagan by Peggy Noonan 2001
Winston Churchill Churchill: A Life by Martin Gilbert 1991
Kennedy family The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys by Doris Kearns Goodwin 1987
Ronald Reagan An American Life: Ronald Reagan, The Autobiography by Ronald Reagan 1990
Augustine of Hippo Augustine of Hippo: A Biography by Peter Brown 2000
Dwight Eisenhower Eisenhower In War and Peace by Jean Edward Smith 2012 3rd-party reviews
Chester Nimitz The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King – The Five Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea by Walter Borneman 2012
Teddy Roosevelt The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns Goodwin 2013 3rd-party reviews
Steve Jobs Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson 2011 3rd-party reviews
Albert Einstein Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson 2007
Michelangelo The Agony and the Ecstacy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo by Irving Stone 1961
Henry VIII The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir 1992
Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow 2004
Theodore Roosevelt Mornings on Horseback by David McCullough 1981
Warren Buffett The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Schroeder 2008
Benjamin Franklin The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin by HW Brands 2000
Ferdinand Magellan Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe by Laurence Bergreen 2004
Ulysses S. Grant Grant by Jean Edward Smith 2001
George Washington Washington: The Indispensable Man by James Flexner 1974 REVIEW (4 stars)

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