Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

By Jon Meacham. Random, $35 (9781400067664).


The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion (2008) brings to bear his focused and sensitive scholarship, rich prose style, and acute sense of the need to ground his subject in time and place and observe him in his natural habitat.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books
The Adult Books editors have selected the following titles as representative of the year’s outstanding books for public-library collections. Our scope has been intentionally broad, and we have attempted to find books that combine literary, intellectual, and aesthetic excellence with popular appeal.
2012 - Selection(s)