"I had a canine appetite for reading."
— Thomas Jefferson, as portrayed by Clay S. Jenkinson
This week, President Jefferson shares his views on reading fiction versus non-fiction and recommends works of fiction from his time.
On this episode, Jefferson recommends five books: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne, Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, and Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding.
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Thomas Jefferson is interpreted by Clay S. Jenkinson.