"the undisputed champion of chronicling
American Presidential campaigns."

Follow David Pietrusza on twitter (@DPietrusza)

Critics have compared
best-selling author
David Pietrusza's work
to that of H. L.
Mencken, Eric Larson,
Doris Kearns Goodwin,
Theodore H. White,
David McCullough, H.
W. Brands, Joseph
Ellis, Tom Wolfe, Jules
Witcover, and
Gene Fowler.

Winner of the CASEY
and F. C. Lane Awards,
Pietrusza's an Edgar
Award finalist and a
Seymour Medal NASSH
Book Award nominee.
Kirkus Reviews
honored his
1920 as a
"Best Books of 2007"

"David Pietrusza has a
gift for making the past
both real and
dramatically gripping."
—Richard Norton Smith

"A very gifted writer
with a marvelous eye
for anecdote."
—David Frum

"an authority on the
1920s and [Calvin]
Coolidge . . . David
Pietrusza has brought
Coolidge back to life
with his volumes about
the president . . ."
—Amity Shlaes

"a great writer."
—Kimberly Guilfoyle

"the best historian of
our times. Deep, clever,
witty, master of the
—Ivan Denisov

"A storyteller's eye for
characters and drama .
. ."
—January Magazine

"History books walk a
fine line and it's difficult
for historians to be
informative and
entertaining. Pietrusza
makes it look easy.
—Anthony Bergen

"the premier chronicler
of 20th century
—John Bicknell

"a master craftsman"
—The Nashville

"Pietrusza's election
books are seriously
—Sean Trende,
Senior Elections
Real Clear Politics

"The Theodore White
of the 21st Century."
—David Stokes,
(Washington, D.C.)

"a presidential
historian unequaled."
—Brad Jackson,
Coffee & Markets

"One of our finest
public speakers"
—Glenn Raucher,
West Side YMCA
Writers Voice Program

"If you like inside views
of politics from earlier
times, look no further
than the works of
historian David
Pietrusza. His books
on the elections of
1920, 1948 and 1960
are a trilogy worthy of
comparison to
Theodore White’s
'Making of the
President' series."
—Ed Tant,
Athens Banner-Herald)

"one of my favorite
—Salena Zito,

"I highly recommend
David Pietrusza's
exciting books."
—New York City TV
legend Joe Franklin

a "Renaissance man"
—author (and Official
Historian of Major
League Baseball)
John Thorn
TR's Last War:
Theodore Roosevelt,
The Great War,
and a Journey of
Triumph and Tragedy
September 2018
The Rise of
Hitler & FDR -
Two Tales of Politics,
Betrayal, and
Unlikely Destiny
Starred Review - Kirkus
Featured on BookTV
1920: The Year of the Six Presidents
The Life, Times and Murder
of the Criminal Genius
Who Fixed the
1919 World Series

Excerpted in Best Baseball
Writing of 2005
AUDIOFILE Earphone Award
Booklist Top 10
Biography Audiobooks
1948: Harry Truman's Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America
Calvin Coolidge: A Documentary Biography
Silent Cal's
The Homespun Wit and
Wisdom of Vermont's
Calvin Coolidge
Featured on C-SPAN's
Silent Cal's Almanack: The Homespun Wit and Wisdom of Vermont's Calvin Coolidge
LBJ vs JFK vs Nixon
The Epic Campaign That
Forged Three Presidencies
Starred Review Library Journal
Featured on C-SPAN and
MSNBC's "Morning Joe"
1960: LBJ vs JFK vs Nixon
Calvin Coolidge on
The Founders:
Reflections on the
American Revolution &
The Founding Fathers
Calvin Coolidge on the Founders: Reflections of the Founding Fathers & The American Revolution
Judge and Jury:
The Life and Times of Judge
Kenesaw Mountain Landis
CASEY Award Winner
Seymour Medal Finalist
NASSH  Award Nominee
Judge and Jury: The Life and Times of Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis
My Life in Pictures
By Ted Williams and
David Pietrusza
Teddy Ballgame
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