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Jon Meacham: Literary Criticism

Research guide that explores the work of Jon Meacham

Critical Essays and Book Reviews About Jon Meacham

 "Captain America." by Max Byrd. Source: The Wilson Quarterly 33.1 (2009): 95+. Literature Resource Center. Web. 8 Sep. 2012. Review of American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. 
 
 
 Source: The New York Times Book Review 7 May 2006: 26(L). Literature Resource Center. Web. 8 Sep. 2012. Review of Jon Meacham's 'American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation' as well as two other books concerning the role of religion in the development of America. 
 
 
 "Meacham, Jon. Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship." Kirkus Reviews 15 Aug. 2003: 1060. Literature Resource Center. Web. 8 Sep. 2012. Review of 'Franklin and Winston,' Meacham's chronicle of the Anglo-American leaders' warm personal relationship before and during WWII.  

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS BY JON MEACHAM

"Thine is the Kingdom." by Jon Meacham. The New York Times Book Review 4 Apr. 2010: 14(L). Literature Resource Center. Web. 8 Sep. 2012. Meacham's review of 'Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years' by Diarmaid MacCulloch.

"Original Intent." by Jon Meacham. The New York Times Book Review 25 June 2006: 19(L). Literature Resource Center. Web. 8 Sep. 2012. Meacham's review of 'Revolutionary Characters' and 'What Would the Founders Do,' two books about founding fathers of America.

 "How to Read Like a President." by Jon Meacham. The New York Times Book Review 2 Nov. 2008: 27(L). Literature Resource Center. Web. 8 Sep. 2012. Article by Meacham on the reading habits of U.S. presidents (and presidential candidates; written during the 2008 election between Barack Obama and John McCain).

"Bill and God's Excellent Adventure." by Jon Mecham. The New York Times Book Review 17 Oct. 2004: 28. Literature Resource Center. Web. 8 Sep. 2012. Meacham's review of 'Miles Gone By,' an autobiography by William F. Buckley Jr.