Joseph P. Lash

Joseph P. Lash (1909–1987) was an American radical political activist, journalist, and author. He is best known for his close relationship with Eleanor Roosevelt and his books about her life, including 'Eleanor and Franklin' which won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Lash was also a recipient of the Francis Parkman Prize for his work 'Eleanor: The Years Alone.' His writings contributed significantly to the historical understanding of the Roosevelt era and Eleanor Roosevelt's legacy.


This list of books are ONLY the books that have been ranked on the lists that are aggregated on this site. This is not a comprehensive list of all books by this author.

  1. 1. Eleanor and Franklin

    "Eleanor and Franklin" is an intimate biography that explores the complex and enduring relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The book delves into their personal lives, their political accomplishments, and their individual and shared struggles. It offers a unique look into their marriage, their influential roles during a significant period in American history, and their lasting impact on the world.