44 books on 44 presidents: Most. Boring. President. Ever.
March 28, 2016 - Uncategorized
Editor’s note: This is the twelfth entry in the writer’s year-long project to read one book about each of the U.S. Presidents by Election Day 2016. You can also follow Marcus’ progress at the @44in52 Twitter account and with this 44 in 52 Spreadsheet.
Remember how refreshed I felt after reading about President James Polk and garnering a new perspective on the events that led to the Civil War?
That goodwill didn’t take long to squander. Thanks a lot, President Zachary Taylor
Look, I know history can be boring. For every passage on the Constitutional Convention or the Civil War, subjects that I can really sink my teeth into, there are twice as many on tariffs, bank notes, and inter-party spats Read more…