Here is a brief review of some new books coming out just in time for holiday giving or receiving.
Eisenhower The White House Years by Jim Newton, editor at large of Los Angeles Times. The book is both a biography and presidential history of the 34th U.S. President.
Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero by Chris Matthews, MSNBC host and commentator. The New York Times describes this book as a "multi-sourced biography of the man who became President following the Eisenhower years.
Commander in Chic: Every Women's Guide to Managing her Style like a First Lady by Mikki Taylor, editor of Essence magazine. Ms. Taylor penned the book because "it could provide the guidance to take the guesswork out of style."
Jefferson's Granddaughter in Victoria's England by Ann Lucas Birle and Lisa A. Francavilla, editors, University of Virginia Press. Thomas Jefferson's granddaughter kept a diary during her stay in London and highlights events such as young Queen Victoria opening Parliament.