My 2019 Reviews

Blue titles indicate Pulitzer Prize WINNERS. Blue italicized titles indicate Pulitzer Prize finalists. Bold indicates a new release. (Sorted by rating)

Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton (2004) by Ron Chernow REVIEW
(5 stars)
Robert Moses The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (1974) by Robert Caro REVIEW
(4½ stars)
John Quincy Adams (*) John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit (2016) by James Traub REVIEW
(4¼ stars)
Ulysses S. Grant (*) American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant (2106) by Ronald White, Jr. REVIEW
(4 stars)
Steve Jobs Steve Jobs (2011) by Walter Isaacson REVIEW
(4 stars)
Joseph P. Kennedy The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy (2012) by David Nasaw REVIEW
(3¾ stars)
Henry Clay Henry Clay: A Statesman for the Union (1991) by Robert Remini REVIEW
(3¾ stars)
Ben Franklin The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin (2000) by HW Brands REVIEW
(3¾ stars)
Henry Ward Beecher The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher (2006) by Debby Applegate REVIEW
(3½ stars)
James Madison (*) James Madison: A Life Reconsidered (2014) by Lynne Cheney REVIEW
(3¼ stars)
Mozart Mozart: A Life (1995) by Maynard Solomon REVIEW
(2½ stars)

* Follow-up biography for my Journey Through the Best Presidential Biographies

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