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The A to Z of the Non-Aligned Movement and Third World

by Guy Arnold

Just what the Non-Aligned Movement and Third World sought_and at times achieved_is set forth in this unique reference work, with its over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, organizations,...


Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century

by Tony Judt

We have entered an age of forgetting. Our world, we insist, is unprecedented, wholly new. The past has nothing to teach us. Drawing provocative connections between a dazzling range of subjects, from Jewish intellectuals...


Africa after Modernism: Transitions in Literature, Media, and Philosophy

by Michael Janis

Africa after Modernism traces shifts in perspectives on African culture, arts, and philosophy from the conflict with European modernist interventions in the climate of colonialist aggression to present identitarian...


The Bomb in My Garden: The Secrets of Saddam's Nuclear Mastermind

by Mahdi Obeidi & Kurt Pitzer

Acclaim for the Bomb in My Garden"This one book will tell you more about Iraq's quest for weapons of mass destruction than all U.S. intelligence on the subject. It is a fascinating and rare glimpse inside Saddam...


Black Earth: A Journey Through Russia After the Fall

by Andrew Meier

"That Black Earth is an extraordinary work is, for anyone who has known Russia, beyond question."—George Kennan "A compassionate glimpse into the extremes where the new Russia meets the old," writes Robert...


Fallujah Awakens: Marines, Sheiks, and the Battle Against al Qaeda

by Bill Ardolino

The cradle of an insurgency that plunged Iraq into years of chaos and bloodshed, Fallujah conjures up images of the brutal house-to-house fighting that occurred during the 2004 U.S. invasion of the iconic city....


The Taliban Don't Wave

by Robert Semrau

Captain Robert Semraus military trial made international headlines—a Canadian soldier serving in Afghanistan arrested for allegedly killing a grievously wounded Taliban soldier in the field. The trial and...


The Marines Take Anbar: The Four Year Fight Against al Qaeda

by Robert H. Shultz

“The Marines’ campaign to secure Anbar Province in Iraq will rank as one of the Corps’ historic battle achievements. Dick Shultz's brilliant account of that campaign is rich in lessons learned and examples...


Big Red: Inside The Secret World of a Trident Nuclear Submarine

by Douglas C. Waller

Taller in length than the Washington Monument, wider at its center than a three-lane highway, the 18,750-ton Trident nuclear submarine is the most complex war machine the United States Navy has ever produced:...


The World is Moving Around Me: A Memoir of the Haiti Earthquake

by Dany LaFerrière, David Homel & Michaëlle Jean

A moving eyewitness account of the 2010 Haiti earthquake and its aftermath by the acclaimed Haitian Canadian writer.


The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power

by Kim Ghattas

The first inside account to be published about Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state, anchored by Ghattas's own perspective and her quest to understand America's place in the world

In November 2008, Hillary...


Twilight's Last Gleaming: American Hegemony and Dominance in the Modern World

by Edmund Clingan

In Twilight’s Last Gleaming, Edmund Clingan uses economic measurements to establish measures of political and military power. Clingan examines the changes in these measurements over the last two hundred years...


Power Systems

by Noam Chomsky & David Barsamian

A compelling new set of interviews on our changing and turbulent times with Noam Chomsky, one of the world's foremost thinkers

In this new collection of conversations, conducted from 2010 to 2012, Noam Chomsky...


History, Memory, and State-Sponsored Violence: Time and Justice

by Berber Bevernage

Modern historiography embraces the notion that time is irreversible, implying that the past should be imagined as something 'absent' or 'distant.' Victims of historical injustice, however, in contrast, often...


Human Cargo

by Caroline Moorehead

An arresting portrait of the lives of today's refugees and a searching look into their future

The word refugee is more often used to invoke a problem than it is to describe a population of millions of people...


Squandered Victory

by Larry Diamond

America's leading expert on democracy delivers the first insider's account of the U.S. occupation of Iraq-a sobering and critical assessment of America's effort to implant democracy

In the fall of 2003, Stanford...


Putin's Russia

by Anna Politkovskaya

A searing portrait of a country in disarray and of the man at its helm, from "the bravest of Russian

journalists" (The New York Times)

Hailed as "a lone voice crying out in a moral wilderness" (New Statesman),...


SEAL Target Geronimo

by Chuck Pfarrer

The true story of the killing of bin Laden by author and former U.S. Navy SEAL Chuck Pfarrer

On May 2, 2011, at 1:03 a.m. a satellite uplink was sent from Pakistan crackling into the situation room of the White...


Class Matters

by The New York Times & Bill Keller

The acclaimed New York Times series on social class in America—and its implications for the way we live our lives

We Americans have long thought of ourselves as unburdened by class distinctions. We have no...


What We Say Goes

by Noam Chomsky & David Barsamian

An indispensable set of interviews on foreign and domestic issues with the bestselling author of Hegemony or Survival, "America's most useful citizen." (The Boston Globe)

In this new collection of conversations,...