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Churchill and His Myths

Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat: The Dire Warning

by John Lukacs

Troublesome Young Men: The Rebels Who Brought Churchill to Power and Helped Save England

by Lynne Olson

Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization

by Nicholson Baker

Churchill, Hitler, and "The Unnecessary War": How Britain Lost the Empire and the West Lost the World

by Patrick J. Buchanan.


Looking for Naipaul

A Writer's People: Ways of Looking and Feeling

by V.S. Naipaul


Iraq: Will We Ever Get Out?

The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict

by Joseph E. Stiglitz and Linda J. Bilmes

Rumsfeld: His Rise, Fall, and Catastrophic Legacy

by Andrew Cockburn

Still Broken: A Recruit's Inside Account of Intelligence Failures, from Baghdad to the Pentagon

by A.J. Rossmiller

The Soviet-Afghan War: How a Superpower Fought and Lost

by the Russian General Staff, translated from the Russian and edited by Lester W. Grau and Michael A. Gress

The Bear Went Over the Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics in Afghanistan

translated from the Russian and edited by Lester W. Grau

The Other Side of the Mountain: Mujahideen Tactics in the Soviet-Afghan War

by Ali Ahmad Jalali and Lester W. Grau

The Fateful Pebble: Afghanistan's Role in the Fall of the Soviet Empire

by Anthony Arnold

Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001

by Steve Coll

The Nuclear Sphinx of Tehran: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the State of Iran

by Yossi Melman and Meir Javedanfar

The Persian Puzzle: The Conflict Between Iran and America

by Kenneth M. Pollack

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‘The First Great Pandemic in History’

Plague and the End of Antiquity: The Pandemic of 541–750

edited by Lester K. Little


The Mystery of the Ring

Boxing: A Cultural History

by Kasia Boddy


The Conquering Indians

The Comanche Empire

by Pekka Hämäläinen


Women Artists Win!

Bathers, Bodies, Beauty: The Visceral Eye

by Linda Nochlin

WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution

an exhibition at the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, February 17–May 12, 2008


Giddy & Malevolent

Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky: A London Trilogy

by Patrick Hamilton, with an introduction by Susanna Moore

The Slaves of Solitude

by Patrick Hamilton, with an introduction by David Lodge

Hangover Square: A Story of Darkest Earl's Court

by Patrick Hamilton


The Rise of the Muslim Terrorists

Leaderless Jihad: Terror Networks in the Twenty-first Century

by Marc Sageman

The Talibanization of Southeast Asia: Losing the War on Terror to Islamist Extremists

by Bilveer Singh

Al Qaeda in Its Own Words

edited by Gilles Kepel and Jean-Pierre Milelli, translated from the Arabic by Pascale Ghazaleh

The Sayyid Qutb Reader: Selected Writings on Politics, Religion, and Society

edited by Albert J. Bergesen

Jihad and Jew-Hatred: Islamism, Nazism and the Roots of 9/11

by Matthias Küntzel, translated from the German by Colin Meade

Architect of Global Jihad: The Life of al-Qaida Strategist Abu Mus'ab al-Suri

by Brynjar Lia

The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State

by Noah Feldman

Islam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari'a

by Abdullahi Ahmed an-Na'im

How We Missed the Story: Osama bin Laden, the Taliban, and the Hijacking of Afghanistan

by Roy Gutman

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On the Edge

A Treatise of Civil Power

by Geoffrey Hill


Free Speech & the Menace of Hysteria

Freedom for the Thought That We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment

by Anthony Lewis


Thunder from Tibet

The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

by Pico Iyer


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