Landon Y. (Lanny) Jones is an American editor and author. He is a former managing editor of People magazine and the author of William Clark and the Shaping of the West, a biography of William Clark, joint leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Jones also edited a selection of the expedition journals, The Essential Lewis and Clark, and is the author of Great Expectations: America and the Baby Boom Generation.
- Jones, Landon (2004). William Clark and the Shaping of the West. New York: Hill and Wang. ISBN 0-8090-3041-1.
- Lewis, Meriwether; Clark, William (2000). Jones, Landon (ed.). The Essential Lewis and Clark. New York: Ecco. ISBN 978-0-06-019600-4.
- Jones, Landon (1980). Great Expectations: America and the Baby Boom Generation. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. ISBN 978-0-698-11049-6.