U.S. Presidents / Possible Reading Project

I am thinking about starting a reading project where I read one book about every U.S. President. I am gathering a list of books to see what is available.

I am open to suggestions if anyone has books they would like to add to the list. I can guarantee that I have to be missing some major works at this point.

1st - George Washington (1789-1797)

Washington: A Life

His Excellency: George Washington

Washington: The Indispensable Man

2nd - John Adams (1797-1801)

John Adams

John Adams: A Life

3rd - Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)

Thomas Jefferson

American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson

4th - James Madison (1809-1817)

James Madison (The American Presidents Series)

5th - James Monroe (1817-1825)

The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation's Call to Greatness

6th - John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)

John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life

7th - Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)

American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (New York Times Notable Books)

8th - Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)

Martin Van Buren: The American Presidents Series: The 8th President, 1837-1841

9th - William Henry Harrison (1841)

Old Tippecanoe: William Henry Harrison and His Time (Signature Series)

10th - John Tyler (1841-1845)

John Tyler (The American Presidents Series: The 10th President, 1841-1845)

11th - James Polk (1845-1849)

Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America

12th - Zachary Taylor (1849-1850)

Zachary Taylor: The American Presidents Series: The 12th President, 1849-1850

13th - Millard Fillmore (1850-1853)

Millard Fillmore: The American Presidents Series: The 13th President, 1850-1853

14th - Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)

Franklin Pierce: The American Presidents Series: The 14th President, 1853-1857

Franklin Pierce: Martyr for the Union

15th - James Buchanan (1857-1861)

James Buchanan: The American Presidents Series: The 15th President, 1857-1861

16th - Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865)

Abraham Lincoln

A. Lincoln: A Biography

Lincoln

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

17th - Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)

Andrew Johnson: The American Presidents Series: The 17th President, 1865-1869

18th - Ulysses S Grant (1869-1877)

Ulysses S. Grant: The American Presidents Series: The 18th President, 1869-1877

Grant

19th - Rutherford B Hayes (1877-1881)

Rutherford B. Hayes

20th - James A Garfield (1881)

James A. Garfield: The American Presidents Series: The 20th President, 1881

21st - Chester A Arthur (1881-1885)

Chester Alan Arthur: The American Presidents Series: The 21st President, 1881-1885

22nd - Grover Cleveland (1885-1889)

An Honest President: The Life and Presidencies of Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland: The American Presidents Series: The 22nd and 24th President, 1885-1889 and 1893-1897

23rd - Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)

Benjamin Harrison: The American Presidents Series: The 23rd President, 1889-1893

24th - Grover Cleveland (1893-1897)

An Honest President: The Life and Presidencies of Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland: The American Presidents Series: The 22nd and 24th President, 1885-1889 and 1893-1897

25th - William McKinley (1897-1901)

William McKinley: The American Presidents Series: The 25th President, 1897-1901

26th - Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)

Theodore Rex (Modern Library Paperbacks)

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

27th - William H Taft (1909-1913)

The William Howard Taft Presidency (American Presidency Series)

28th - Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)

Woodrow Wilson: A Biography

29th - Warren Harding (1921-1923)

Warren G. Harding (The American Presidents Series)

30th - Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)

Calvin Coolidge

31st - Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)

Herbert Hoover: The American Presidents Series: The 31st President, 1929-1933

32nd - Franklin D Roosevelt (1933-1945)

FDR

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

33rd - Harry S Truman (1945-1953)

Harry S. Truman

Truman

34th - Dwight D Eisenhower (1953-1961)

Eisenhower: Soldier and President (The Renowned One-Volume Life)

35th - John F Kennedy (1961-1963)

An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917 - 1963 (Dynasty)

President Kennedy: Profile of Power

Kennedy: The Classic Biography (Harper Perennial Political Classics)

36th - Lyndon B Johnson (1963-1969)

Lyndon B. Johnson: Portrait of a President

37th - Richard M Nixon (1969-1974)

Richard M. Nixon: A Life in Full

Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America

President Nixon: Alone in the White House

38th - Gerald R Ford (1974-1977)

The Presidency of Gerald R. Ford (American Presidency Series)

39th - Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)

Jimmy Carter: A Comprehensive Biography from Plains to Post-Presidency

White House Diary

40th - Ronald W Reagan (1981-1989)

Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan: 100 Years: Official Centennial Edition from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation

41st - George Bush (1989-1993)

All the Best, George Bush: My Life in Letters and Other Writings

George H. W. Bush: The American Presidents Series: The 41st President, 1989-1993

42nd - William J Clinton (1993-2001)

My Life

A Complicated Man: The Life of Bill Clinton as Told by Those Who Know Him

43th - George W Bush (2001-2009)

Decision Points

Dead Certain: The Presidency of George W. Bush

44th Barack Obama (2010- )

The Promise: President Obama, Year One

Renegade: The Making of a President

The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream (Vintage)

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Franklin Pierce: Martyr for the Union by Peter A. Wallner. (Concord, NH: Plaidswede Publishing, 2007)
See http://nhbookcenter.blogspot.com/2007/09/book-of-week-38.html for details.

Thanks. I have added the book you mentioned to the list.

Another notch in my belt, 44 books to be read.

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