WaPo readers’ picks for best presidential biographies

Not long ago we mentioned an informal poll conducted by The Washington Post, asking readers to name the best biographies of each American president.  The results of that survey are in.  The volumes selected for Lincoln include recent single-volume treatments by David Herbert Donald and Stephen B. Oates alongside older works by Carl Sandburg and Lord Charnwood, as well as Doris Kearns Goodwin’s bestselling Team of Rivals.

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One response to “WaPo readers’ picks for best presidential biographies

  1. The best is and always will be Sandburg because the book itself is poetry.

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