Reviewers on Janet and Jackie
The New York Times says:
"Pottker effectively traces the ups and downs of Janet's relationship with Jackie."
USA Today says:
"Janet and Jackie is a toothsome delight."
"The book [is] a maternal retelling of the Jackie story with devoted Mummy getting some credit. At last."
Publisher's Weekly says:
"A rich and nuanced portrait."
The Washington Post says:
"Pottker divulges startling vignettes."
Bergen County Record says:
[Pottker makes Jackie] "more human than any we've seen before in the dozens of biographies bearing her name."
Reviewers on Sara and Eleanor
"A groundbreaking new work of social history that reveals the surprising truth behind America's most famous mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship."
Book of the Month Club
"A wonderful book about Sara Roosevelt and her relationship with Eleanor. It discusses their relationship as never before."
National Public Radio (WNPR)
"Pottker's resurrection of a revered First Mother and an American original is an important and thoroughly absorbing addition to the Roosevelt canon."
"Pottker has extensively researched this book and filled it with convincing and engaging details to make her case for Sara. Pottker's sympathetic portrait is overdue."
Reviewers on Celebrity Washington
"A capital guide to finding celebrities."
"An unabashed power-lovers' manual."
"The best places to spot political stars in the nation's capital."
"Lists home addresses of Washington's glitterati."
Los Angeles Times