Blue titles indicate Pulitzer Prize WINNERS. Blue italicized titles indicate Pulitzer Prize finalists. Orange indicates a new or recent release.
Updated April 9, 2022 (completed books are sorted by rating).
|Robert Oppenheimer||American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2005) by Kai Bird||REVIEW
|Salmon Chase||Salmon P. Chase: Lincoln’s Vital Rival (2022) by Walter Stahr||REVIEW
|Simon Bolivar||Bolívar: American Liberator (2013) by Marie Arana||REVIEW
|JQA(*)||The Lost Founding Father: John Quincy Adams and the Transformation of American Politics (2017) by William Cooper||REVIEW
|Sam Houston||Sam Houston (2002) by James Haley||REVIEW
|FDR(*)||Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life (2017) by Robert Dallek||REVIEW
|Lincoln(*)||Founders’ Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln (2014) by Richard Brookhiser||REVIEW
|Tip O’Neill||Tip O’Neill and the Democratic Century: A Biography (2001) by John Farrell||NOW READING|
|Ernest Shackleton||Shackleton: By Endurance We Conquer (2014) by Michael Smith||mid May|
|James Madison(*)||The Fourth President: A Life of James Madison (1970) by Irving Brant||early June|
|Tocqueville||The Man Who Understood Democracy: The Life of Alexis de Tocqueville (2022) by Olivier Zunz||late June|
|Henry Ford||The People’s Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century by Steven Watts||mid July|
|Jefferson(*)||The Road to Monticello: The Life and Mind of Thomas Jefferson (2007) by Kevin Hayes||late July|
|Lou Henry Hoover||A Woman of Adventure: The Life and Times of First Lady Lou Henry Hoover (2022) by Annette Dunlap||early Aug|
|John Wayne||John Wayne: American (1995) by Randy Roberts||late Aug|
|Andrew Jackson(*)||The First Populist: The Defiant Life of Andrew Jackson (2022) by David S. Brown||mid Sept|
|Hitler||Hitler: A Biography by Ian Kershaw||mid Oct|
|Wm Randolph Hearst||The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst (2000) by David Nasaw||early Nov|
|***TO BE COMPLETED***|
* Follow-up biography for my Journey Through the Best Presidential Biographies.
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