Here’s a quick list of some recent biographies that have been published about the wives of the presidents:
- Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First Ladies by Kristie Miller
- Pat Nixon: Embattled First Lady by Mary C. Brennan
- Eleanor Roosevelt: Transformative First Lady by Maurine H. Beasley
- Bess Wallace Truman: Harry’s White House “Boss” by Sara L. Sale
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