History - Modern

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The World Is Flat: A Brief History of...

Thomas L. Friedman

"One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr. Friedman certainly succeeds in that goal," the Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz wrote in The New York Times reviewing The World Is Flat in 2005...

Published: Jul 2007

Agent Sonya: The Spy Next Door

Ben Macintyre

NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER • The “master storyteller” (San Francisco Chronicle) behind the New York Timesbestseller The Spy and the Traitor uncovers the true story behind the Cold War’s most intrepid female s...

Published: Jul 2021

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest...

Ben Macintyre

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end...

Published: Aug 2019

A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and t...

Ben Macintyre

Master storyteller Ben Macintyre's most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century's greatest spy story.Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain's counterintel...

Published: May 2015

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Yuval Noah Harari

#1 NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER• InSapiens,he explored our past. In Homo Deus,he looked to our future.Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today’s most pressing issue...

Published: Aug 2019

Eugene of Savoy: Marlborough's Great ...

Prince Eugene

A master of the field of battle in his own words Anyone who knows of the military genius of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, can't fail to have learnt also of the exploits his close personal ally, Prince Eugene of Savoy. Despite...

Published: Apr 2014

The Collapse: The Accidental Opening ...

Mary Elise Sarotte

On the night of November 9, 1989, massive crowds surged toward the Berlin Wall, drawn by an announcement that caught the world by surprise: East Germans could now move freely to the West. The Wall-infamous symbol of divided Cold War E...

Published: Sep 2015

Becoming Queen Victoria: The Unexpect...

Kate Williams

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The perfect companion to the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria • A gripping account of Queen Victoria's rise and early years in power from CNN's official royal historian"Kate Williams has perfecte...

Published: Dec 2016
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