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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

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" selection.

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

"A very gifted writer with a
marvelous eye for
—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

"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

"a master craftsman"
—The Nashville Tennessean

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

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

"a presidential historian
—Brad Jackson, Coffee &
Markets podcast

"One of our finest public
—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, Pittsburgh

"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
The Rise of Hitler
and FDR -
Two Tales of Politics,
Betrayal, and
Unlikely Destiny
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
BookTV and Glenn Beck
Silent Cal's Almanack: The Homespun Wit and Wisdom of Vermont's Calvin Coolidge
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
CASEY Award Winner
Seymour Medal Finalist
NASSH  Award Nominee
Judge and Jury: The Life and Times of Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis
Teddy Ballgame:
My Life in Pictures
By Ted Williams and
David Pietrusza
Teddy Ballgame
David Pietrusza
Books written and edited by . . .
"the undisputed champion of
chronicling American Presidential