As I stay tuned to the network of record
Ron Chernow specialized in writing about the "great" families - the Morgans, for example - before turning his hand to Alexander Hamilton and George Washington. His works are meticulously researched, shockingly readable, and always fascinating.
Jon Meacham is the former Editor of Newsweek magazine, and a pulitzer prize-winning author. His forthcoming work on Thomas Jefferson is my current must-read. He writes with the eye of a journalist but with the depth of an interested historian-philosopher.
Nicholas Shaxson is a British author and journalist who writes full-time for the Tax Justice Network. His break-out book is