This winter, Bryan Cranston is prepping to play a character that probably didnt cook meth. Johnson in Robert Schenkkans Broadway bio drama All the Way, and until he hits the stage at the Neil Simon Theatre on February 10, 2014, hell have his nose stuck in a book for inspiration,The New York Times reports. So, which books will Cranston be using to research his newest role as the 36th President of the United States? Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream by Doris Kearns Goodwin, which the actor calls the best book hes read all year. No word on how many books about anti-dentites Cranston read before taking on the role of Jerry and Georges buddy Tim Whatley, but were assuming it was at least four.