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Craig Fehrman

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Craig Fehrman is a journalist and historian who has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal, among others. He lives in Indiana with his wife and children. Author in Chief is his first book.

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3.55 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Hi there -- and thanks for visiting! On February 11, Avid Reader will publish my first book, Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote.

I spent ten years writing and researching this book, which offers a completely new perspective on the presidency (and has tons of stuff for book lovers too). Over the next few weeks, I'll be posting about the books that influenced m... Read more of this blog post »
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Bissell is a fantastic and versatile writer, and this book is worth reading even if you're not a regular gamer. (The last chapter, on Grand Theft Auto and addiction, is the best.) But the reason I kept coming back to Extra Lives while working on my o ...more
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Lillian Ross is my favorite nonfiction writer -- because of her simple and elegant prose, and because of her ability to capture the humanity of the people she writes about. Her most (in)famous example is a profile of the aging Ernest Hemingway, colle ...more
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