Books Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings by Stephen O'Connor Hardcover, 610 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $28 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally HemingsAuthorStephen O'Connor Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary A historical tale inspired by the decades-long relationship between Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings details their first encounters in late-eighteenth-century Paris and the inconsistent values that shaped their affair. Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews The Agonizing Collision Of Love And Slavery In 'Thomas Jefferson' April 6, 2016 The real, historical Thomas Jefferson never wrote anything about Sally Hemings, his slave and companion for decades. But she comes to life in a complex new novel from author Stephen O'Connor.