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A Frozen Hell

by William Trotter Algonquin Books (June 13, 2013)

In 1939, tiny Finland waged war-the kind of war that spawns legends-against the mighty Soviet Union, and yet their epic struggle has been largely ignored. Guerrillas on skis, heroic single-handed attacks on...

The Aleppo Codex

by Matti Friedman Algonquin Books (May 14, 2013)

“A brilliant non-fiction thriller about an ancient copy of the Torah. Highly recommended.”

—Paulo Coelho, author of The Alchemist

Winner of the 2014 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature

A thousand years...

Battles of the Revolutionary War, 1775-1781

by William J. Wood Algonquin Books (May 21, 2012)

The Americans didn't simply outlast the British, nor was the war just a glorified guerrilla action with sporadic skirmishes, says W. J. Wood. Americans won their independence on the battlefield by employing...

Amateurs, to Arms!

by John R. Elting Algonquin Books (September 01, 1991)

Begun in ignorance of the military reality, the War of 1812 was our "most unmilitary war," fought catch-as-catch-can with raw troops, incompetent officers, and appallingly inadequate logistics. American soil...

The Defeat of Imperial Germany, 1917-1918

by Rod Paschall Algonquin Books (August 27, 1989)

The Defeat of Imperial Germany, 1917-1918 by Rod Paschall is the first volume in the Major Battles and Campaigns series under the general editorship of John S. D. Eisenhower. Designed for the "armchair strategist,"...


by Elizabeth Langhorne Algonquin Books (April 30, 1987)

Thomas Jefferson, the public man, is a familiar and oft-chronicled figure. But the private Thomas Jefferson has been little studied. Now Elizabeth Langhorne, drawing upon public records and hitherto-unpublished...