The Books

  • Abigail & John

    The Inaugural book of the Grateful American Book Series

    Abigail & John offers readers the opportunity to view prominent scenes in American history through the remarkable lives of one of the country’s most beloved couples—the Adams’s.

  • American Hero

    John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States

    John Marshall was a good son, a kind older brother, a loving father and husband, and a dear friend to many. Most importantly, he was Chief Justice of the United States.

  • Three Miles from Providence

    A Tale of Abraham Lincoln and the Soldiers' Home

    In this unique book about Abraham Lincoln the author has created a fictitious veteran of the Mexican-American War who is asked to guard Lincoln at the White House, and the Soldiers’ Home …

  • Tennessee

    “TENNESSEE” is a limited edition, four-color letterpress three-volume collection that contains the first publication — and printing — of Tennessee Williams’s recently …

  • Conversations with Papa Charlie

    A Memory of Charles E. Smith

    David Bruce Smith offers us this charming memory of his remarkable grandfather — a Russian Jew who immigrated to America in 1911 and built the Charles E. Smith …

  • 13 Young Men

    How Charles E. Smith Influenced a Community

    Charles E. Smith, a builder and philanthropist, believed the District of Columbia Jewish Community Center of the mid-1960s was obsolete. Racial tensions were repelling Jews from going there…

  • Building the Community

    Memorable Events In My Life

    This finely bound volume is a partial compilation of Charles E. Smith’s speeches between 1965 and 1987 — with editorial by David Bruce Smith …

  • In Many Arenas

    Writings by My Father, Robert H. Smith

    This book was a posthumous gift from a son to his father. Jeffersonian in style and detail, it is a compendium of the wise words of Robert H. Smith, 1966-2009.

  • Letters to My Children

    These letters are a compendium of a father’s memories and occasional advice to his children. This work also incorporates a genealogy.

  • Afternoon Tea with Mom

    Conversations with Clarice Smith about her Art

    A gift from a son to his mother, this coffee table sized book, illuminates the art — portraiture, florals and equestrian — of Clarice Smith …

  • Building My Life

    Charles E. Smith recounts his life, entrepreneurial success in real estate development and philanthropic achievements in Washington, DC.

  • Continuum

    CONTINUUM was the first collaboration between David Bruce Smith and artist Clarice Smith. Her series of Venetian paintings provided the context for him to write …