Leadership in Turbulent Times book covers the lives and leadership skills of four leaders Goodwin previously studied, including Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and Lyndon Johnson. Divided into three sections, the first section covers the early lives and political rise of the leaders. The second part describes setbacks. The final section studies an executive action for each president that demonstrates leadership. As Goodwin’s eighth book, Leadership in Turbulent Times was released in 2018 and received positive reviews for its readability, research, and accessibility, whereas multiple reviewers criticised the book’s final section.