Amity Shlaes calls David Pietrusza "an authority on the 1920s and [Calvin] Coolidge . . . David Pietrusza has brought Coolidge back to life with his volumes about the president . . ."
He is also the editor of "Calvin Coolidge: A Documentary Biography" and "Coolidge on the Founders: Cal;Reflections on the American Revolution & the Founding Fathers."
He is also the author of The Roaring Twenties, an examination of the era for younger readers.
A respected commentator, Pietrusza has appeared on C-SPAN BookTV (including "In Depth"), C-SPAN American History TV, MSNBC, The History Channel, NPR, the Fox News Network, Serius XM Radio, ESPN, and the Fox Sports Channel.
"Calvin Coolidge was one of the greatest presidents of the 20th century and is certainly the most underrated. This book, compiled by one of my favorite historians, will give readers a full appreciation of why silent Cal's wisdom shines like a beacon through the fog of historical amnesia."--Jonah Goldberg
"delightful" -- Burton Folsom
"great work" -- George Will
"a gem of a book"--Elizabeth Kantor
"very good"--Blog and Mablog
"I dipped into this treasury and gleaned much from [Coolidge's] wisdom."--Thomas F. Roeser