John McLaughlin is an Emeritus Professor of English at Clemson University, where he was head of the Humanities Division.
He is the author of Jefferson and Monticello, about the life of Thomas Jefferson as seen through the prism of his fifty-year love affair with Monticello, which was nominated for a National Book Award in 1988.
McLaughlin also wrote To His Excellency Thomas Jefferson, Letters to a President, and has contributed to such scholarly journals as Shakespeare Quarterly and Modern Drama.
Books in order of publication:
Jefferson and Monticello: The Biography of a Builder – 1988
To His Excellency Thomas Jefferson: Letters To A President – 1991