Jonathan Clements has authored and translated about thirty books. His book, Confucius: A Biography, deals with the teachings of Confucius which have been transmitted over twenty five centuries. Through this book, Jonathan Clements attempts to bring light to the teachings of Confucius and the conditions that shaped his view of the universe.
Various facets of Confucius’s personality have been shown such as his younger years, his interaction with his peers etc. Jonathan Clements through his book has also touched upon rampant corruption China and various Chinese beliefs. Interest in the Chinese culture has widened over the years and this book, Confucius: A Biography presents a glimpse into this historic culture.