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Rasputin

by Frances Welch Atria Books/Marble Arch Press (October 14, 2014)

Told with humor, intrigue, and a shrewd eye for detail, this riveting short biography sheds much-needed light on the life of nineteenth-century Russian icon Grigory Rasputin.

Grigory Rasputin, a Siberian peasant...


Putin's Kleptocracy

by Karen Dawisha Simon & Schuster (September 30, 2014)

The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawisha’s brilliant Putin’s Kleptocracy provides an answer, describing how Putin got to power,...


Deathride

by John Mosier Simon & Schuster (June 15, 2010)

The German invasion of the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941, began a war that lasted nearly four years and created by far the bloodiest theater in World War II. In the conventional narrative of this war, Hitler...


The Return

by Daniel Treisman Free Press (January 04, 2011)

Russia has long been a source of puzzlement— and sometimes alarm—for Western observers. Since shaking off communism two decades ago, the country has seemed wobbly at best, thoroughly corrupt and threatening...


Chechen Jihad

by Yossef Bodansky HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In this authoritative look at the roots of modern terrorism, Yossef Bodansky, one of the most respected—and best-informed—experts on radical Islamism in the world today, pinpoints the troubled region of...


The Crusader

by Paul Kengor HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Based on extraordinary research: a major reassessment of Ronald Reagan's lifelong crusade to dismantle the Soviet Empire–including shocking revelations about the liberal American politician who tried to collude...


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...


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 Polar Bear Expedition

by James Carl Nelson William Morrow (February 19, 2019)

In the brutally cold winter of 1919, 5,000 Americans battled the Red Army 600 miles north of Moscow. We have forgotten. Russia has not.

"AN EXCELLENT BOOK." —Wall Street Journal • "INCREDIBLE." — John...


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....


Dictators (Collins Gem)

by Sean Callery Collins (May 30, 2017)

Revolutionaries, despots and tyrants – over 40 of the most totalitarian leaders in the world.

This ebook has been made from the 2007 edition.

Want to know which dictator ruled the longest, who added his own...


Siberian Shamanism

by Sayan Zhambalov, Virlana Tkacz, Wanda Phipps & Itzhak Beery et al. Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (September 17, 2015)

An intimate account of an ancient shamanic ritual of Siberia

• Illustrated with vivid, full-color photographs throughout

• Details the many preparations and ritual objects as well as the struggles of the...


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...


One Dragon's Dream

by Catrin Collier Accent Press (April 03, 2014)

Killing by Colours, the third in the DCI Martin Phelps series, takes Martin in search of a serial killer who appears to have somewhat of a personal interest in the DCI himself. When the body of the killer's...


Requiem in the Snow

by Catrin Collier Accent Press (May 08, 2014)

Following the death of her brother Victoria Pringle has lost touch with his fiancée so it is a surprise to learn that she has a nephew, Peter. In spite of his upbringing he has inherited his ancestor's love...


A Foreign Shore

by Catrin Collier Accent Press (June 05, 2014)

In 1960s Scotland, the farming industry is on the brink of huge changes, becoming more mechanised and less dependent on manpower, but at Lochandee, it is a time of hope and promise for the future. Ross and Rachel...


The  Dream Begins

by Catrin Collier Accent Press (April 24, 2014)

In 1840s Cornwall, 25-year-old Sarah Govier supports herself and her illegitimate son, Jory, on the income from Talvan, the granite quarry she inherited from her father. But businessman Kinser Landry has good...


Alexander II

by Edvard Radzinsky & Antonina Bouis Free Press (October 18, 2005)

Alexander II was Russia's Lincoln, and the greatest reformer tsar since Peter the Great. He was also one of the most contradictory, and fascinating, of history's supreme leaders. He freed the serfs, yet launched...


Among the Russians

by Colin Thubron HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Here is a fresh perspective on the last tumultuous years of the Soviet Union and an exquisitely poetic travelogue.With a keen grasp of Russia's history, a deep appreciation for its architecture and iconography,...


Once Upon a Time in Russia

by Ben Mezrich Atria Books (June 02, 2015)

The New York Times bestselling author of Bringing Down the House and The Accidental Billionaires tells his most incredible story yet: A true drama of obscene wealth, crime, rivalry, and betrayal from deep inside...


Stalin: History in an Hour

by Rupert Colley HarperPress (October 25, 2012)

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.

Arguably no person in history had such a direct and negative impact on the lives of so many as Joseph Stalin. Under the Red Tsar terror knew no limits,...


The Russian Revolution: History in an Hour

by Rupert Colley HarperPress (August 02, 2012)

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.

In 1917 the world changed forever. One of the most influential and contentious events in recent history, the Russian Revolution unleashed the greatest political...


Red Notice

by Bill Browder Simon & Schuster (February 03, 2015)

New York Times bestseller

THE BOOK THAT EXPLAINS WHY RUSSIANS WANTED TO MEET WITH THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN

“Part John Grisham-like thriller, part business and political memoir.” —The New York Times

“[Red Notice...


Death of a Dissident: The Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and the Return of the KGB

by Alex Goldfarb & Marina Litvinenko Free Press (May 11, 2010)

The assassination of former Russian intelligence officer Alexander "Sasha" Litvinenko in November 2006 -- poisoned by the rare radioactive element polonium -- caused an international sensation. Within a few...