The Best Books About Thomas Jefferson

These biographies and history books shed new light on a larger-than-life legacy.

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Buy A Guide to Thomas Jefferson's Virginia at Amazon

A Guide to Thomas Jefferson's Virginia

By Laura A. Macaluso

Buy Liberty's First Crisis at Amazon

Liberty's First Crisis

By Charles Slack

Buy Jefferson's Second Revolution at Amazon

Jefferson's Second Revolution

By Susan Dunn

American Sphinx, Thomas Jefferson biography

American Sphinx

By Joseph J. Ellis

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Twilight at Monticello

By Alan Pell Crawford

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The Jefferson Image in the American Mind

By Merrill D. Peterson

The Hemingses of Monticello, Thomas Jefferson books

The Hemingses of Monticello

By Annette Gordon-Reed

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Thomas Jefferson’s Crème Brûlée

By Thomas J. Craughwell

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates cover

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates

By Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger

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Madison and Jefferson

By Andrew Burstein, Nancy Isenburg