Landon Jones

Author and magazine editor

Landon Jones is an author and magazine editor. He was the editor of People magazine from 1989-1997 and the editor of Money from 1984-1989. His books include William Clark and the Shaping of the West (Hill and Wang, 2004) and The Essential Lewis and Clark (Ecco Harper Collins, 2000). His book, Great Expectations: America and the Baby Boom Generation (Coward McCann, 1980), coined the phrase "baby boomer" and was nominated for the American Book Award in Nonfiction. You can learn more about him at