The political biography of our time, now to be had in a 4-quantity hardcover set. Robert A. Caro’s lifetime of Lyndon Johnson is among the richest, so much extensive and so much revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American president. It’s the magnum opus of a author completely fitted to his activity: the Pulitzer Prize-successful biographer-historian, chronicler additionally of Robert Moses in “The Energy Dealer,” whose impressed analysis and profound working out of the character of ambition and the dynamics of Energy have made him a peerless explicator of political lives. “Taken in combination the installments of Mr. Caro’s enormous lifetime of Johnson . . . shape a revealing prism through which to view the easier a part of a century in American lifestyles and politics throughout which the rustic skilled tumultuous and divisive social modification. . .Gripping.” –Michiko Kakutani, “The New York Occasions ” “Through writing the most efficient presidential biography the rustic has ever noticed, Caro has endlessly modified the best way we predict, and browse, A