12 Books That Offer Perspectives on the Presidents

Get a fresh take on the men who led—and currently lead—our country.

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Buy The Definitive FDR at Amazon

The Definitive FDR

By James MacGregor Burns

Buy Kennedy and Roosevelt at Amazon

Kennedy and Roosevelt

By Michael Beschloss

Buy The Imperial Presidency at Amazon

The Imperial Presidency

By Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

Buy JFK, Conservative at Amazon

JFK, Conservative

By Ira Stoll

Buy Washington at Amazon


By James Thomas Flexner

Buy Nixon Agonistes at Amazon

Nixon Agonistes

By Garry Wills

Buy Blind Ambition at Amazon

Blind Ambition

By John W. Dean

Buy Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream at Amazon

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream

By Doris Kearns Goodwin

Buy Upstairs at the White House at Amazon

Upstairs at the White House

By J. B. West

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Revolutionary Characters: What Made the Founders Different

By Gordon S. Wood

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Obama: The Historic Presidency of Barack Obama - 2,920 Days

By Mark Greenberg

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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

By Michael Wolff