"the undisputed champion of chronicling
American Presidential campaigns"

Follow David Pietrusza on twitter (@DPietrusza)

Winner of the CASEY Award, the
F. C. Lane Award, and the
Independent Publisher Book
Awards Silver Medal for World
History, Pietrusza is also an
Edgar Award finalist and a
Seymour Medal NASSH Book
Award nominee. Kirkus Reviews
honored his
1920 as a "Best
Books of 2007" selection.

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, and Tom Wolfe.

"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

"a great—really easy
to read—historian"
—Jonah Goldberg

"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 champion historian . . . one of
the most praised and prominent
historians in the English
—Barry Farber

"the best historian of our times.
Deep, clever, witty, master
of the subject."
—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 presidential campaigns"
—Author John Bicknell

"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.)

"There are few guests as
beloved as historian David
Pietrusza, and it's easy
to see why."
—Author and
Digital Streaming Host
Michael Malice

"one of my favorite historians"
—Greg Young,
The Bowery Boys Podcast

"a remarkable man,
a great historian"
—John Rothmann,
(KGO, San Francisco)

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

"a cherished American historian"
—Eric Shawn, Fox News

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

"Amazing writer, one of
America's  greats!!"
—Author Bob Batchelor

"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, onlineathens.com
Athens Banner-Herald)

"one of my favorite historians"
—Salena Zito,
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

"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

"[Pietrusza's] work is inspiring
and combines superb research
with incredible writing!'
—Author Bob Batchelor

"one of the most brilliant writers
of history and biography"
—Blanquita Cullum

"The Sage of Amsterdam"
—E. J. McMahon,
The Empire Center
for Public Policy
Last War:
Theodore Roosevelt,
The Great War,
and a Journey of
Triumph and Tragedy
Winner of the Independent
Publishers Book Awards
Silver Medal for US History
The Rise of
Hitler & FDR -
Two Tales of
Politics, Betrayal,
and Unlikely Destiny
Starred Review - Kirkus
Winner of the Independent
Publishers Book Awards
Silver Medal for
World Histor
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
Too Long Ago:
A Childhood Memory.
A Vanished World.
"rollicking . . . sardonic charm . .
. imaginative prose . . . self-
deprecating humor . . . Pietrusza’
s story-telling skills carry the
Book Life
My Life in Pictures
By Ted Williams and
David Pietrusza
Teddy Ballgame
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