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Jon Meacham

Jon Meacham received the Pulitzer Prize for his 2008 biography of Andrew Jackson, American Lion. He is also the author of the New York Times bestsellers Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, American Gospel, and Franklin and Winston. Meacham, who teaches at Vanderbilt University and at The University of the South, is a fellow of the Society of American Historians. He lives in Nashville and in Sewanee with his wife and children.

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American Gospel
Written by Jon Meacham
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | March 2007
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7666-3 (0-8129-7666-5)

The American Gospel–literally, the good news about America–is that religion shapes our public life without controlling it. In this vivid book, New York Times bestselling author Jon Meacham tells the human story of how the Founding Fathers viewed faith, and how they ultimately created a nation in which belief in God... Read more






American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | April 2009
$22.00/29.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7346-4 (0-8129-7346-1)

The definitive biography of a larger-than-life president who defied norms, divided a nation, and changed Washington forever

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated... Read more






American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham
Random House | Hardcover | November 2008
$38.00/51.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6325-3 (1-4000-6325-6)

The definitive biography of a larger-than-life president who defied norms, divided a nation, and changed Washington forever

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated... Read more






Destiny and Power
Written by Jon Meacham
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | October 2016
$20.00/27.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7947-3 (0-8129-7947-8)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review | Time | NPR | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In this brilliant biography, Jon Meacham, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author... Read more






Destiny and Power
Written by Jon Meacham
Random House | Hardcover | November 2015
$35.00/42.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6765-7 (1-4000-6765-0)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review | Time | NPR | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In this brilliant biography, Jon Meacham, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author... Read more






Franklin and Winston
Written by Jon Meacham
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | October 2004
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7282-5 (0-8129-7282-1)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The most complete portrait ever drawn of the complex emotional connection between two of history’s towering leaders

Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were the greatest leaders of “the Greatest Generation.” In Franklin and Winston, Jon Meacham explores the fascinating relationship between the two men who piloted the free... Read more






Rosewater (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Maziar Bahari and Aimee Molloy, Foreword by Jon Meacham
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | October 2014
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8180-3 (0-8129-8180-4)

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY JON STEWART | Previously published as Then They Came for Me

When Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran’s presidential election, he assured his pregnant fiancée, Paola, that he’d be back in just a few days, a week at most. Little did he... Read more






Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher
Written by Jon Meacham
Yearling | Trade Paperback | September 2016
$12.99/17.99(Canada) | 978-0-385-38752-1 (0-385-38752-0)

In this special illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham, young readers will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers. This book is a must-read for President's Day!

Thomas Jefferson was the... Read more






Thomas Jefferson: President and Philosopher
Written by Jon Meacham
Crown Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | September 2014
$19.99/23.99(Canada) | 978-0-385-38749-1 (0-385-38749-0)

In this special illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham, young readers will learn about the life and political philosophy of one of our Founding Fathers. This book is a must-read for President's Day!

Thomas Jefferson was the... Read more






Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | October 2013
$22.00/29.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7948-0 (0-8129-7948-6)

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more






Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham
Random House | Hardcover | November 2012
$35.00/41.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6766-4 (1-4000-6766-9)

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more






Voices in Our Blood
Written by Jon Meacham, Contribution by Maya Angelou, Ralph Ellison, Alice Walker and James Baldwin
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | January 2003
$18.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75881-2 (0-375-75881-X)

A literary anthology of important and artful interpretations of the civil rights movement and the fight against white supremacy, past and present—including pieces by Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Alice Walker, Richard Wright, and John Lewis 

Editor Jon Meacham has chosen pieces by journalists, novelists, historians, and artists, bringing together a... Read more






We Do Our Part
Written by Charles Peters, Foreword by Jon Meacham
Random House | Hardcover | March 2017
$27.00/36.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-9352-3 (0-8129-9352-7)

Charles Peters tells the story of “how Democrats lost their way—and how they can find it again” (The Washington Post) in a book “full of vivid, funny, often touching anecdotes” (The Atlantic).

“We Do Our Part” was the slogan of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s National Recovery Administration—and it captured the can-do spirit that... Read more





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