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Hitler's Secret Jewish Psychic

by Phil Mason Skyhorse (October 14, 2014)

A treasure trove filled with fascinating anecdotes about the tiny ripples that have caused big waves in history, Hitler’s Secret Jewish Psychic will cure you of two misconceptions: the first being that history...


France on the Brink

by Jonathan Fenby Arcade (August 05, 2014)

This completely revised and fully updated edition of the book Bill Bryson called “superb” presents a sharply insightful, authoritative portrait of France today as it struggles to live up to its vision of...


A Man Called Intrepid

by William Stevenson Skyhorse (December 17, 2013)

A New York Times Best Seller!

The classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.

A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world’s first integrated...


The Secrets of the Notebook

by Eve Haas Arcade (October 01, 2013)

“The beautiful owner of this book is dearer to me than my life – August your protector.” This one sentence was the key to a mystery involving some of the greatest and most infamous figures in European...


Meet Me in Munich

by Moses Wolff Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Munich’s Oktoberfest, held each year since 1810 from late September through the first weekend in October, is one of the most famous events in Germany. It is a beer drinker’s paradise—over the course of...


Doctor Goebbels

by Roger Manvell & Heinrich Fraenkel Skyhorse (June 09, 2010)

Quite possibly the most dangerous and intelligent member of the Nazi hierarchy, Joseph Goebbels’s flair for propaganda and spectacular organization ensured the fu¨hrer’s rise to power. As founder of the...


Pagan Light

by Jamie James Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 19, 2019)

"Pagan Light is mesmerizing. Every detail is compelling. I felt I was reading a family history of a family far more interesting than mine." --Edmund White, author of Our Young Man

A rich, intimate embrace of...


The History of the Knights Templars

by Charles G. Addison Skyhorse (October 17, 2012)

The history of the Knights Templars is a remarkable story of triumphs and defeats, marked with controversies and tragedy.  From their rise to their demise, Charles G. Addison captivatingly chronicles the various...


Fidel Castro

by Alex Moore Racehorse (January 17, 2017)

FIDEL CASTRO

August 13, 1926 – November 26, 2016.

“A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past.”

--Fidel Castro

From revolutionary and symbol of strength to Cold War adversary, Fidel Castro was...


The Putin Interviews

by Robert Scheer & Oliver Stone Hot Books (June 16, 2017)

WITH SUBSTANTIAL MATERIAL NOT INCLUDED IN THE DOCUMENTARY

Academy Award winner Oliver Stone was able to secure what journalists, news organizations, and even other world leaders have long coveted: extended,...


Wilderness of Mirrors

by David Martin Skyhorse (September 15, 2018)

At the dawn of the Cold War, the world’s most important intelligence agencies—the Soviet KGB, the American CIA, and the British MI6—appeared to have clear-cut roles and a sense of rising importance in...


The 12th Man

by Astrid Karlsen Scott & Tore Haug Skyhorse (November 07, 2017)

The book that inspired the international film of the same name.

"I remember reading We Die Alone in 1970 and I could never forget it. Then when we went to Norway to do a docudrama, people told us again and again...


Lincoln and the Irish

by Niall O'Dowd Skyhorse (March 06, 2018)

An unprecedented narrative of the relationship that swung the Civil War.

When Pickett charged at Gettysburg, it was the all-Irish Pennsylvania 69th who held fast while the surrounding regiments broke and ran....


Hitler

by Rupert Matthews Skyhorse (July 03, 2018)

A comprehensive examination of Hitler’s military strategies.

As Führer of the Third Reich, Hitler was responsible for deciding the German war aims in 1939. As head of the Armed Forces from February 4th, 1938,...


The Plot to Scapegoat Russia

by Dan Kovalik & David Talbot Skyhorse (June 06, 2017)

An in-depth look at the decades-long effort to escalate hostilities with Russia and what it portends for the future. Since 1945, the US has justified numerous wars, interventions, and military build-ups based...


The Fall of Hitler's Fortress City

by Isabel Denny & Dennis Showalter Skyhorse (February 21, 2017)

The harrowing, tragic story of a city and a people ravaged by one of the most brutal battles of World War II.

In 1945, in the face of the advancing Red Army, two and a half million people were forced out of Germany’s...


With Hitler and Mussolini

by Eugen Dollmann & Gerhard L. Weinberg Skyhorse (March 21, 2017)

An insider’s view of Hitler, Himmler, Heydrich, and Mussolini.

In the years before World War II, Eugen Dollmann arrived in Rome on a scholarship, intending to write a history of the Catholic Church. Instead...


The Last Division

by Ann Tusa & Raymond Seitz Skyhorse (November 13, 2018)

“A brilliant paper chase—an excellent book.”—Library Journal

JFK, Khrushchev, Reagan, and a city divided.

Berlin has played a major role in world politics since the Nazi era and continues to be in the...


My Kingdom for a Horse

by Ed West Skyhorse (May 01, 2018)

From William Shakespeare's series of history dramas to Sir Walter Scott and George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire, not to mention the smash-hit TV show Game of Thrones, the British civil war of 1455 to...


England in the Age of Chivalry . . . And Awful Diseases

by Ed West Skyhorse (January 23, 2018)

A revealing glimpse into the tumultuous history of England’s medieval period, full of knights in shining armor and terrible peasant suffering.

Covering the violent and disease-ridden period between 1272 to...


Cold War Navy SEAL

by James M. Hawes & Mary Ann Koenig Skyhorse (April 03, 2018)

For the first time, a Navy SEAL tells the story of the US's clandestine operations in North Vietnam and the Congo during the Cold War.

Sometime in 1965, James Hawes landed in the Congo with cash stuffed in his...


Highlander

by Tim Newark Skyhorse (April 01, 2010)

Acclaimed historian Tim Newark tells the story of the Highlanders through the words of the soldiers themselves, from diaries, letters, and journals uncovered from archives in Scotland and around the world. At...


The Gestapo

by Jacques Delarue & Mervyn Savill Skyhorse (May 17, 2008)

From 1933 to 1945, the Gestapo was Nazi Germany's chief instrument of counter-espionage, political suppression, and terror. Jacques Delarue, a saboteur arrested by the Nazis in occupied France, chronicles how...


God Jul

by Anders Neumuller Skyhorse (November 03, 2009)

The charm, warmth, and beauty of a Swedish Christmas is captured in this remarkable collection of 300 colorful, fun, and historic postcards dating back to the 1800s. Each postcard reveals the magic behind Christmas...


An Irish Christmas Feast

by John B. Keane Skyhorse (October 11, 2011)

This bountiful collection of more than fifty tales by one of Ireland’s liveliest and most popular writers offers holiday charm and Gaelic humor by the Christmas stockingful. Drawing on the rich folk culture...


The Mafia at War

by Tim Newark Skyhorse (April 01, 2012)

Drawing on a wealth of eyewitness accounts, contemporary reports, and declassified intelligence documents, some never published before, The Mafia at War reconstructs the relationships between the Mafia and Allied...


The Last Ditch

by David Lampe Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Novelists, historians, and theorists have often toyed with the question: what would have happened if the Germans had occupied Britain in 1940? Based on years of persistent detective work, The Last Ditch investigates...


Children of Nazis

by Tania Crasnianski & Molly Grogan Arcade (February 06, 2018)

In 1940, the German sons and daughters of great Nazi dignitaries Himmler, Göring, Hess, Frank, Bormann, Speer, and Mengele were children of privilege at four, five, or ten years old, surrounded by affectionate,...


Dunkirk

by Julian Thompson Arcade (October 11, 2011)

A gripping account, Dunkirk reveals the British Expeditionary Force’s (BEF) brave stand against the German army and the dramatic rescue of 338,000 British troops from the beaches of Dunkirk in the midst of...


Lieutenant Schreiber's Country

by Andreï Makine Arcade (May 01, 2018)

Jean-Claude Servan-Schreiber enlisted in the French army at the outset of World War II and quickly rose to the rank of lieutenant. Despite his patriotism and courage in defending his country, in which he narrowly...


In Broad Daylight

by Father Patrick Desbois Arcade (January 23, 2018)

How the Murder of More Than Two Million Jews Was Carried Out—In Broad Daylight

Based on a decade of work by Father Patrick Desbois and his team at Yahad–In Unum that has culminated to date in interviews with...


The Essence of Provence

by Pierre Magnan & Richard Seaver Arcade (November 21, 2011)

The extraordinary rags-to-riches tale of Olivier Baussan and the roadside soap stand that became L’Occitane, one of the world’s most successful purveyors of natural fragrances. Founded in 1976 by Olivier...


Long Way Back to the River Kwai

by Loet Velmans Arcade (September 01, 2011)

Loet Velmans was seventeen when the Germans invaded Holland. He and his family fled to London on the Dutch Coast Guard cutter Seaman’s Hope and then sailed to the Dutch East Indies—now Indonesia—where he...


(Not Quite) Mastering the Art of French Living

by Mark Greenside Skyhorse (May 08, 2018)

Every year upon arriving in Plobien, the small Breton town where he spends his summers, American writer Mark Greenside picks back up where he left off with his faux-pas–filled Francophile life. Mellowed and...


Exile, Writer, Soldier, Spy

by Soledad Fox Maura Arcade (July 10, 2018)

In this gripping, authoritative biography, Soledad Fox Maura reveals the tumultuous true-life story of the Oscar-nominated screenwriter responsible for Z and The War Is Over.

A man of many faces, Jorge Semprún...


Empire of Crime

by Tim Newark Skyhorse (March 06, 2018)

Sometimes the best intentions can have the worst results. In 1908, British reformers banned the export of Indian opium to China. As a result, the world price of opium soared to a new high and a century of lucrative...


The Gestapo

by Frank McDonough Skyhorse (March 07, 2017)

A new, comprehensive exploration of the Gestapo from a renowned historian of the Third Reich.

Drawing on a detailed examination of previously unpublished Gestapo case files this book relates the fascinating,...


Intrepid's Last Case

by William Stevenson Skyhorse (October 10, 2017)

Intrepid's Last Case chronicles the post-World War II activities of Sir William Stephenson, whose fascinating role in helping to defeat the Nazis was the subject of the worldwide bestseller A Man Called Intrepid....


Queen Victoria

by G. A. Henty Racehorse (October 17, 2017)

For the better part of the nineteenth century, Queen Victoria was in power over Great Britain and Ireland, among the other areas under the control of the British Empire. This period of rule became known as the...


1215 and All That

by Ed West Skyhorse (October 10, 2017)

1215 is one of the most famous dates in English history, and with good reason, since it marks the signing of the Magna Carta by King John and the English barons, which altered the entire course of English and...


Voices of the Foreign Legion

by Adrian D. Gilbert Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

The French Foreign Legion has built a reputation as one of the world’s most formidable and colorful military institutions. Established as a means of absorbing foreign troublemakers, the Legion spearheaded...


The Steel Bonnets

by George Macdonald Fraser Skyhorse (July 17, 2008)

From the thirteenth to the sixteenth centuries, outlaws reigned supreme on the contentious frontier between England and Scotland. Feud and terror, raid and reprisal, were the ordinary stuff of life—and a way...


Total Germany

by David Wragg Skyhorse (November 01, 2016)

Covers the Second World War Operations of the Royal Navy in One Concise Volume

On the declaration of war in 1939, the British Admiralty signaled all warships and naval bases: “Total Germany, Total Germany.”...


Jet Combat in the Nuclear Age

by Martin W. Bowman Skyhorse (September 20, 2016)

Follow the fighters of the strategic nuclear strike force.

In this book, the roles of jet fighters and fighter bombers in the Nuclear Age are explored. Bowman consolidates a range of firsthand accounts from the...


Oscar Wilde's Last Stand

by Philip Hoare Arcade (January 17, 2017)

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year that Sir Ian McKellen called “a shocking tale of heroes and villains—illuminating and upsetting in equal measure.”

The first production of Oscar Wilde’s Salomé...


His Finest Hour

by Christopher Catherwood Skyhorse (September 01, 2010)

Who was Winston Churchill? Even fifty years after his death, he is one of the most iconic figures in British history. As a young man he was a maverick journalist; his many positions in politics before 1940 marked...


Corsets and Codpieces

by Karen Bowman Skyhorse (October 04, 2016)

Have you ever wondered why we wear the type of clothes we do? Packed with outlandish outfits, this exciting history of fashion trends reveals the flamboyant fashions adopted (and discarded) by our ancestors....


Introduction to Russian Mennonites

by Wally Kroeker Good Books (April 01, 2005)

          Mennonites in Russia? Invited by Catherine the Great to farm the Russian steppes -- in exchange for exemption from military service -- Mennonite emigrants from Polish Prussia and The Netherlands...


The Jutland Scandal

by John Harper & Reginald Bacon Skyhorse (July 12, 2016)

Two high-ranking officers defied the British Admiralty to tell the tale of World War I’s first naval battle against Germany.

The Royal Navy had ruled the sea unchallenged for one hundred years since Nelson...


The Bedford Triangle

by Martin W. Bowman Skyhorse (June 28, 2016)

Follow secret operations behind enemy lines in WWII.

The Bedford Triangle portrays the crucial part played by the British Special Operations Executive, the US Army Air Force and the American Office of Strategic...