This Week on Well Read TV: Jon Meacham Talks about Destiny and Power

This week on Well Read, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham will be speaking with hosts Terry Tazioli and Mary Anne Gwinn about his latest political biography, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush (2015). Known for a slew of New York Times bestsellers—from American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (2008) to Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power (2012)—Meacham’s most recent memoir draws from diary entries, tape recordings, and a series of personal interviews with the former POTUS. In the video clip above, Meacham shares book recommendations and chats with Tazioli about his favorite writer and what’s at the top of his reading list (hint: it sounds familiar!).

To watch his full conversation with Tazioli and Gwinn, check your public television affiliate’s schedule for this Friday, January 29th.

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Briana Shemroske is Booklist's Editorial Assistant for Books for Youth. She recently graduated with a BA from Lake Forest College where she studied English Writing and Art History. In her free time she can be found eating cheeseburgers, frolicking with her schnoodle, Moritz, and feebly attempting to play board games. Follow her on Twitter at @Booklist_Briana.

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