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Greta's Story

by Valentina Camerini, Veronica Carratello & Moreno Giovannoni Simon & Schuster UK (August 22, 2019)

Greta’s story is about hope, courage and determination. You are never too young to make a difference.

It’s 20 August 2018, late summer in Stockholm, and it feels incredibly hot in the city. The TV news reports...


Kissinger on Kissinger

by Winston Lord & Henry Kissinger St. Martin's Press (May 14, 2019)

In a series of riveting interviews, America's senior statesman discusses the challenges of directing foreign policy during times of great global tension.

As National Security Advisor to Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger...


José Antonio Primo de Rivera

by Joan Maria Thomàs Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

There are few individuals in modern Spanish history that have been as thoroughly mythologized as José Antonio Primo de Rivera, a leading figure in the Spanish Civil War who was executed by the Republicans...


The Bernard Ingham Diaries

by Bernard Ingham Biteback Publishing (June 11, 2019)

The ultimate insider, Bernard Ingham was Margaret Thatcher’s press secretary during her tenure at No.10.

These eagerly anticipated diaries will shed light on the final, dramatic two years of her time as Prime...


After the Fall

by Kasey S. Pipes Regnery History (July 23, 2019)

A Main Selection of the History Book Club!

The Astonishing Comeback of Richard Nixon

On August 9, 1974, Richard Nixon became the first and only U.S. president to resign from office—to avoid almost certain impeachment....


The Enemy of the People

by J. A. Harper (June 11, 2019)


Not Quite A Diplomat

by Robin Renwick Biteback Publishing (February 12, 2019)

Described as Mrs Thatcher's favourite diplomat, Robin Renwick was at the centre of events in the negotiations to end the Rhodesian War, in Washington during the Falklands conflict and played an integral part...


Max Beaverbrook

by Charles Williams Biteback Publishing (March 21, 2019)

Businessman, patriot, politician and archetypal media mogul, Max Aitken, the first Baron Beaverbrook, bestrode the first five decades of the twentieth century like a colossus. He was a force of nature who built...


The Making of a Justice

by John Paul Stevens Little, Brown and Company (May 14, 2019)

A masterful and personal account of life on the Supreme Court that offers a unique understanding of American history from one of the most prominent jurists of our time

When Justice John Paul Stevens retired...


Colin Powell

by Jeffrey J. Matthews University of Notre Dame Press (March 15, 2019)

For the past three decades, Colin Powell has been among America’s most trusted and admired leaders. This biography demonstrates that Powell’s decades-long development as an exemplary subordinate is crucial...


George Mason

by William G. Hyland Regnery History (May 07, 2019)

George Mason was a short, bookish man who was a friend and neighbor of athletic, broad-shouldered George Washington. Unlike Washington, Mason has been virtually forgotton by history. But this new biography of...


Let Me Finish

by Chris Christie Hachette Books (January 29, 2019)

From the outspoken former governor, presidential candidate, and chair of the Trump transition, a no-holds-barred account of Christie's years atop the national political scene--his rise to power through the bare-knuckle...


Sacred Duty

by Tom Cotton William Morrow (May 14, 2019)

From U.S. Senator Tom Cotton, an intimate and inspiring portrait of Arlington National Cemetery's Old Guard, the official ceremonial unit of the U.S. Army and Americas oldest infantry unit, dating to 1784: part...


Prisoner

by Jason Rezaian Anthony Bourdain/Ecco (January 22, 2019)

“An important story. Harrowing, and suspenseful, yes—but it’s also a deep dive into a complex and egregiously misunderstood country with two very different faces. There is no better time to know more about...