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Penguin Random House, Audible, ACLU
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Presidential history, presidents, women's history, George Washington, John F. Kennedy, JFK, bestselling
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About Me

Alexis  Coe is a presidential historian the New York Times Bestselling author of You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington, Audible’s Best History Book of the 2020, Smithsonian’s Top Ten History Books of 2020, and NPR’s Best Books of 2020, among many others. She was a producer on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Washington series, in which she also appears. Alexis frequently appears on CNN, MSNBC, and the History Channel, as well as other networks, in documentaries and on live tv. She’s a regular guest on radio and podcasts, from Marketplace to Call Your Girlfriend. She co-hosted the Audible series, “Presidents Are People Too!” and hosted “No Man’s Land.” Her first book,  Alice+Freda Forever: A Murder in Memphis, is being made into a major motion picture funded by Amazon.

Recent Publications

She has contributed to the New Yorker, the New York Times’ opinion section, the New York Times Magazine, NY Magazine, the New Republic, the Washington Post, and many others.

Media Coverage
CNN, MSNBC, CSPAN, the History Channel, Biography Channel, NPR, NYT, New Yorker, and more
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
18th century, 19th century, 20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
American Revolution, American Founding Era, American Presidents, Diplomacy, Gender, Government, Libraries & Archives, Museums, Politics, Public History, Race, Rebellion & Revolution, Sexuality, Slavery, Women, World War II