Why I’m spending a year reading about every U.S. President
In case you’ve missed it, we’re stranded five months into an interminable presidential campaign, one in which there are still well over a dozen candidates vying for one of the two major party nominations. We’re in for a prolonged election season, one that’s both contentious and mind-numbing.
With this in mind, I recently piled some biographies of past presidents on my “to read” list. At the top was Ron Chernow’s tome Washington: A Life, a book I was inspired to grab after hearing much about another Chernow book: his Alexander Hamilton biography that served as the main source for the hit Broadway show Hamilton, a hot topic in the Mashable offices Read more…
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