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Saving Stalin

by John Kelly Hachette Books (October 05, 2020)

During World War II, the Allied leaders banded together, forged a great victory--and created a new and dangerous post-war world.

In the summer of 1941, Harry Hopkins, Franklin Roosevelt's trusted advisor, arrived...


Never Alone

by Natan Sharansky & Gil Troy Public Affairs (September 01, 2020)

The epic life story of the man who embodied the single-minded fight for personal freedom over a tyrannous enemy; who spent nine years as a political prisoner, nine years as Israeli leader, nine years meeting...


Never Alone

by Natan Sharansky & Gil Troy PublicAffairs (August 31, 2020)

A classic account of courage, integrity, and most of all, belonging

In 1977, Natan Sharansky, a leading activist in the democratic dissident movement in the Soviet Union and the movement for free Jewish emigration,...


The Compatriots

by Andrei Soldatov & Irina Borogan PublicAffairs (October 07, 2019)

The authors of The Red Web examine the shifting role of Russian expatriates throughout history, and their complicated, unbreakable relationship with the mother country--be it antagonistic or far too chummy.

The...


Hitler

by Brendan Simms Basic Books (September 30, 2019)

From a prize-winning historian, the definitive biography of Adolph Hitler

Hitler offers a deeply learned and radically revisionist biography, arguing that the dictator's main strategic enemy, from the start of...


Chernobyl

by Serhii Plokhy & Ralph Lister Hachette Book Group (May 15, 2018)

From a preeminent historian of Eastern Europe, the definitive history of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster

On the morning of April 26, 1986, Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history: the explosion...


Putin's World

by Angela Stent Twelve (February 25, 2019)

From renowned foreign policy expert Angela Stent comes a dissection of how Putin created a paranoid and polarized world -- and increased Russia's status on the global stage.

How did Russia manage to emerge resurgent...


The Moscow Rules

by Antonio J. Mendez & Jonna Mendez PublicAffairs (May 20, 2019)

From the spymaster and inspiration for the movie Argo, discover the "real-life spy thriller" of the brilliant but under-supported CIA operatives who developed breakthrough spy tactics that helped turn the tide...


Best of Enemies

by Eric Dezenhall & Gus Russo Twelve (October 01, 2018)

The thrilling story of two Cold War spies, CIA case officer Jack Platt and KGB agent Gennady Vasilenko -- improbable friends at a time when they should have been anything but.

In 1978, CIA maverick Jack Platt...


Chernobyl

by Serhii Plokhy Basic Books (May 14, 2018)

A Chernobyl survivor and award-winning historian "mercilessly chronicles the absurdities of the Soviet system" in this "vividly empathetic" account of the worst nuclear accident in history (The Wall Street Journal...


All the Kremlin's Men

by Mikhail Zygar PublicAffairs (September 05, 2016)

An extraordinary behind-the-scenes portrait of the court of Vladimir Putin, the oligarchs that surround it, and the many moods of modern Russia that reads like a "real House of Cards"(Lev Lurie).

All the Kremlin's...


The Second World Wars

by Victor Davis Hanson Basic Books (October 16, 2017)

A definitive account of World War II by America's preeminent military historian.

World War II was the most lethal conflict in human history. Never before had a war been fought on so many diverse landscapes and...


Democracy

by Condoleezza Rice Twelve (May 08, 2017)

From the former secretary of state and bestselling author -- a sweeping look at the global struggle for democracy and why America must continue to support the cause of human freedom.

"This heartfelt and at times...


Island of the Blue Foxes

by Stephen R. Bown Da Capo Press (November 06, 2017)

The story of the world's largest, longest, and best financed scientific expedition of all time, triumphantly successful, gruesomely tragic, and never before fully told

The immense 18th-century scientific journey,...


The Red Web

by Andrei Soldatov & Irina Borogan PublicAffairs (September 07, 2015)

A Library Journal Best Book of 2015

A NPR Great Read of 2015

The Internet in Russia is either the most efficient totalitarian tool or the device by which totalitarianism will be overthrown. Perhaps both.

On...


Winter Is Coming

by Garry Kasparov PublicAffairs (October 26, 2015)

The stunning story of Russia's slide back into a dictatorship-and how the West is now paying the price for allowing it to happen.

The ascension of Vladimir Putin-a former lieutenant colonel of the KGB-to the...


The Empire Must Die

by Mikhail Zygar PublicAffairs (November 06, 2017)

From Tolstoy to Lenin, from Diaghilev to Stalin, The Empire Must Die is a tragedy of operatic proportions with a cast of characters that ranges from the exotic to utterly villainous, the glamorous to the depraved....


Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible

by Peter Pomerantsev PublicAffairs (November 10, 2014)

A journey into the glittering, surreal heart of 21st century Russia, where even dictatorship is a reality show

Professional killers with the souls of artists, would-be theater directors turned Kremlin puppet-masters,...


The Russian Revolution

by Sean McMeekin Basic Books (May 29, 2017)

The definitive, single-volume history of the Russian Revolution, from an award-winning scholar

In The Russian Revolution, acclaimed historian Sean McMeekin traces the events which ended Romanov rule, ushered...


The Man with the Poison Gun

by Serhii Plokhy Basic Books (December 05, 2016)

In the fall of 1961, KGB assassin Bogdan Stashinsky defected to West Germany. After spilling his secrets to the CIA, Stashinsky was put on trial in what would be the most publicized assassination case of the...


The Gates of Europe

by Serhii Plokhy Basic Books (May 29, 2017)

Ukraine is currently embroiled in a tense fight with Russia to preserve its territorial integrity and political independence. But today's conflict is only the latest in a long history of battles over Ukraine's...


Love and Math

by Edward Frenkel Basic Books (September 30, 2013)

An awesome, globe-spanning, and New York Times bestselling journey through the beauty and power of mathematics

What if you had to take an art class in which you were only taught how to paint a fence? What if...


Lost Kingdom

by Serhii Plokhy Basic Books (October 09, 2017)

From a preeminent scholar of Eastern Europe and the prizewinning author of Chernobyl, the essential history of Russian imperialism.

In 2014, Russia annexed the Crimea and attempted to seize a portion of Ukraine...


The Cold War

by Odd Arne Westad Basic Books (September 04, 2017)

The definitive history of the Cold War and its impact around the world

We tend to think of the Cold War as a bounded conflict: a clash of two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, born out of...


The Gulag Archipelago Volume 1

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn & Frederick Davidson Caedmon (October 13, 2020)

?BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY.? ?Time

Volume 1 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's chilling report of his arrest and interrogation, which exposed to the world the vast bureaucracy of...


The Gulag Archipelago Volume 2

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn & Frederick Davidson Caedmon (October 13, 2020)

?BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY.? ?Time

Volume 2 of the Nobel Prize-winner?s towering masterpiece: the story of Solzhenitsyn's entrance into the Soviet prison camps, where he would remain for nearly...


The Gulag Archipelago Volume 3

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn & Frederick Davidson Caedmon (October 13, 2020)

?BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY.? ?Time

Volume 3 of the Nobel Prize winner?s towering masterpiece: Solzhenitsyn's moving account of resistance within the Soviet labor camps and his own release after...


The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn & Ignat Solzhenitsyn Caedmon (October 13, 2020)

?BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY.? ?Time

?It is impossible to name a book that had a greater effect on the political and moral consciousness of the late twentieth century.? ?David Remnick, The New...


Stalin's Daughter

by Rosemary Sullivan & Karen Cass HarperAudio (June 02, 2015)

Winner of the Plutarch Award for Best Biography

PEN Literary Award Finalist

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

New York Times Notable Book

Washington Post Notable Book

Boston Globe Best Book of the Year

The...


The Last Days of Stalin

by Joshua Rubenstein & Arthur Morey Blackstone Publishing (May 10, 2016)

A scholarly, absorbing narrative of Stalin's last days and the turbulent wake of his dictatorship.

Joshua Rubenstein's riveting account takes us back to the second half of 1952, when no one could foresee an end...


Coming Out of the Ice

by Victor Herman & Christopher Hurt Blackstone Publishing (April 02, 2009)

In 1931, a young American named Victor Herman accompanied his parents to the Soviet Union, where his father was to set up a Ford Motor Company plant. In 1938, he was inexplicably thrown into a Soviet prison....


The Interloper

by Peter Savodnik, Stefan Rudnicki & Claire Bloom Blackstone Publishing (October 08, 2013)

Lee Harvey Oswald'sassassination of President Kennedy in 1963 remains one of the most horrifyingand hotly debated crimes in American history. Just as perplexing as theassassination is the assassin himself; the...


A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka

by Lev Golinkin & Daniel Gamburg Blackstone Publishing (November 04, 2014)

A compelling story of two intertwined journeys: a Jewishrefugee family fleeing persecution and a young man seeking to reclaim a shatteredpast

In the twilight of the Cold War, nine-year-old Lev Golinkinand his...


The Black Russian

by Vladimir Alexandrov & Peter Marinker Blackstone Publishing (August 15, 2013)

The Black Russian is the incredible story of Frederick BruceThomas, born in 1872 to former slaves who became prosperous farmers inMississippi. A rich white planter's attempt to steal their land forced them toflee...


Russia and the Soviet Union

by Ralph Raico, Peter Hackes, Wendy McElroy & Pat Childs Knowledge Products (February 24, 2006)

Recent events have made it clear that the Soviet Union is not a monolith; it’s a collection of nationalities, many with serious objection to union. The demise of communism holds great promise and great danger...


Michael and Natasha

by Rosemary Crawford, Donald Crawford & Wanda McCaddon Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

He was Grand Duke Michael, handsome brother of Tsar Nicholas II. She was the beautiful twice-divorced daughter of a Moscow lawyer. Everything was wrong…yet for Michael, it was love at first sight—an obsession...


October Fury

by Peter A. Huchthausen & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (September 02, 2014)

Drama on the high seas as the world holds its breath

It was the most spectacular display of brinkmanshipin the Cold War era. In October 1962, President Kennedy risked inciting anuclear war to prevent the Soviet...


K Blows Top

by Peter Carlson & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (June 02, 2009)

Khrushchev’s 1959 trip across America was one of the strangest exercises in international diplomacy ever conducted—“a surreal extravaganza,” as one historian called it. Khrushchev told jokes, threw tantrums,...


Stalin

by Robert Conquest & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (November 03, 2008)

Of all the despots of our time, Joseph Stalin lasted the longest and wielded the greatest power, and his secrets have been the most jealously guarded--even after his death.

In this book, the first to draw from...


Young Stalin

by Simon Sebag Montefiore & James Adams Blackstone Publishing (October 16, 2007)

Young Stalin tells the story of an exceptional, charismatic, darkly turbulent young man born into obscurity, fancying himself a poet and a priest, and finally embracing revolutionary idealism as his Messianic...


Chechen Jihad

by Yossef Bodansky & James Adams Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2007)

If you think the next terrorist attacks are coming from the Middle East, think again. One of the world’s most respected experts on radical Islamism returns to alert Americans to the future course of Islamist...


All Hands Down

by Kenneth Sewell, Jerome Preisler & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (June 01, 2008)

Forty years ago, in May 1968, the submarine USS Scorpion sank under mysterious circumstances, with a loss of ninety-nine lives. The tragedy occurred during the height of the Cold War between the United States...


The Last Tsar

by Łarysa Jermiłowa Parkstone International (July 14, 2019)

This is a major pictorial work about the Romanov dynasty, the supreme rulers of Russia for over 300 years, with special emphasis on the life of Nicholas II, the last Tsar. Moreover, it is an unsurpassed photographic...


Russians

by Gregory Feifer Twelve (February 17, 2014)

From former NPR Moscow correspondent Gregory Feifer comes an incisive portrait that draws on vivid personal stories to portray the forces that have shaped the Russian character for centuries-and continue to...