Title: We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young Author: Harold G. Moore, Joseph L. Galloway The New York Times bestseller, hailed as a “powerful and epic story . . . the best account of infantry combat I have ever read, and the most significant book to come out of the Vietnam War” by […]
Title: The Invisible Bridge Author: Rick Perlstein Presents a portrait of the United States during the turbulent political and economic upheavals of the 1970s, covering the transition from Richard Nixon’s downfall to the rise of Ronald Reagan during the 1976 presidential campaign. Other reviews HERE.
Title: Lone Survivor Author: Marcus Luttrell On a clear night in late June 2005, four U.S. Navy SEALs left their base in northern Afghanistan for the mountainous Pakistani border. Their mission was to capture or kill a notorious al Qaeda leader known to be ensconced in a Taliban stronghold surrounded by a small but heavily […]
Title: Holy Blood, Holy Grail Author: Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, Henry Lincoln, Is the traditional, accepted view of the life of Christ in some way incomplete? • Is it possible Christ did not die on the cross? • Is it possible Jesus was married, a father, and that his bloodline still exists? • Is it […]
Title: State Department Counterintelligence: Leaks, Spies, and Lies Author: Robert David Booth State Department Counterintelligence reveals an insider’s account of leaks, spies, and lies and the bureaucratic machinations that accompany them and adversely affect national security. Robert Booth tells the story of his pivotal role in three multiple year counterespionage and numerous unauthorized disclosure investigations […]
Title: A Brief History of the Spy Author: Paul Simpson Taking readers into the dangerous true world of espionage, this brief, yet thrilling, history provides an in-depth look at the Great Game, from the height of the Cold War to the War of Terror. Original.
Title: The Wars of Afghanistan Author: Peter Tomsen Genre: History Publisher: PublicAffairs Release Date: December 10, 2013 Pages: 912 As Ambassador and Special Envoy on Afghanistan from 1989 to 1992, Peter Tomsen has had close relationships with Afghan leaders and has dealt with senior Taliban, warlords, and religious leaders involved in the region’s conflicts over […]
Title: Mossad Author: Michael Bar-Zohar, Nissim Mishal, Genre: History Publisher: Ecco Release Date: October 30, 2012 Pages: 400 Drawn from intensive research and exclusive interviews with Israeli leaders and Mossad agents, a history of the most enigmatic intelligence service in the world brings to life the heroic operatives who risked everything in the face of […]
Title: The Art of Betrayal Author: Gordon Corera Genre: History Release Date: February 6, 2014 Pages: 481 A security correspondent for the BBC offers insight into the secret world of the agents and spies in Britain’s MI6 from the early days of the Cold War, through the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall and […]
Title: The Conjugal Dictatorship of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos Author: Primitivo Mijares Release Date: January 17, 2016 Pages: 430 Author’s Foreword This book is unfinished. The Filipino people shall finish it for me. I wrote this volume very, very slowly. 1 could have done with it In three months after my defection from the conjugal […]
Title: Jerusalem Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore Genre: History Publisher: Vintage Release Date: 2012 Pages: 650 Presents an epic story of the holy city at the heart of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, drawing on new archival materials, current scholarship, and the author’s own family records to narrate its tumultuous history. Jerusalem is the epic history of […]
Title: Empire of Fear Author: Andrew Hosken Genre: Religion Publisher: Oneworld Publications Release Date: December 3, 2015 Pages: 352 Tourists killed in Tunisia; Jihadi John targeted by drone strikes; carnage in Paris; and hundreds of thousands of Syrians risking everything to reach Europe in an attempt to escape the violence. Islamic State’s reign of terror […]