Saturday, October 21, 2017

The perfect biographies of every US president

At B&N Reads Jeff Somers tagged the ideal biographies of each US president, including:
Franklin Delano Roosevelt: FDR, by Jean Edward Smith

One of our greatest presidents deserves one of the greatest biographies ever written, and Smith comes through with her epic, well-written, and impeccably researched 2007 book. Smith offers a panoramic view of FDR, a man born into wealth and affluence who wound up a champion of the middle class and poor, a president whose efforts to guide the country out of the Depression were failures until World War II came along—and yet a man who is still routinely included in the top five presidents of all time.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue