Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer
Jon Meacham is a Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer. The author of the New York Times bestsellers Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, Franklin and Winston, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, and The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels, he is a distinguished visiting professor at Vanderbilt University, a contributing writer for The New York Times Book Review, and a fellow of the Society of American Historians. His next book, due out June 11, 2019, is Songs of America, which he co-wrote with country music legend Tim McGraw. Meacham lives in Nashville and in Sewanee with his wife and children.