Hillary Clinton wrote an autobiography, Living History, which recounts her childhood, meeting Bill Clinton, and those tough years in the White House.
The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt was first published in 1961, decades after Eleanor's husband, FDR, died and a year before her death. As the niece of Theodore Roosevelt who grew up to be a first lady, UN delegate, chairman of the UN Commission on Human Rights, columnist, and an activist, Eleanor had a lot to cover while writing her candid autobiography.
Lady Bird Johnson provides a look into her husband's presidency, beginning with JFK's assassination and including civil rights and the Vietnam War, with A White House Diary. It was published first in 1970, the year after her husband left office.
In First Lady From Plains, Jimmy Carter's wife, Rosalynn, explores how she fits into a tradition of southern women in politics. It was written after Jimmy Cater lost to Ronald Reagan and was first published in 1984.
In Betty: A Glad Awakening, Betty Ford doesn't hold anything back when it comes to talking about her addiction to pills and alcohol, and her first years of recovery. It's a story of how sobriety can give you a happy ending.
In 1989, Nancy Reagan published My Turn: The Memoirs of Nancy Reagan. She touches on what she contributed to her husband's presidency, the assassination attempt, cancer, and more.
Barbara Bush: A Memoir went to number one on The New York Times best-seller list. Published in 2003, it tells stories of her role as first lady, the early years with her husband, family tragedy, and all the famous people she's met.
In 1996, first lady Hillary Clinton published It Takes a Village, advocating for more attention and opportunities for America's children.
Laura Bush published Spoken From the Heart in April 2011. She writes about a high school car accident that killed a friend, her college years, meeting George, and how they ended up in the White House together.
In American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America, Michelle Obama invites readers into the White House kitchen and garden. It includes lots of photos and some unique recipes created by White House chefs.