History / History by country / Europe / Russia

Best Selling

Language

All

English (58)

French (5)

German (0)

Spanish (16)

Italian (0)

 

Release Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (5)

Current year (15)

 

Catalog Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (1)

Current year (58)

 

Category

Delete Russia

 

Audience

Adult (58)

 

Publisher

Blackstone Publishing (12)

Simon & Schuster Audio (7)

Pegasus Books (7)

Oneworld Publications (6)

 

Format

All

PDF (0)

EPUB (31)

AUDIOBOOK (27)

 

Total Loans

All (24)

20 - 40 (0)

40 - 100 (1)

Over 100 (23)

More options

Results : 1 - 50 of 58 Sorted by : 

The Russian Civil War, 1918–1921

by A S Bubnov, S S Kamenev, M N Tukhachevskii & R P Eideman Casemate Academic (June 30, 2020)

The Russian Civil War was one of the most fateful of the 20th century's military conflicts, a bloody three-year struggle whose outcome saw the establishment of a totalitarian communist regime within the former...


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,...


Return from Siberia

by John Shallman Skyhorse (August 18, 2020)

In the lead-up to the Bolshevik Revolution, one young revolutionary is condemned to exile in Siberia; a hundred years later, his ancestors discover his story and learn just how much history has repeated itself....


Ending the Siege of Leningrad

by Carlos Caballero Jurado Pen and Sword Military (July 30, 2020)

The Battle of Krasny Bor in 1943 was part of the Soviet Red Army's efforts to lift the blockade of Leningrad, one of the longest and most destructive in history.

Previous works on the Battle of Krasny Bor have...


The 3rd SS Panzer Regiment

by Pierre Tiquet Casemate (August 31, 2020)

The 3rd SS Panzer Regiment was part of the Totenkopf Division—one of the 38 Waffen-SS divisions active during World War II. Notorious for its brutality, most notably a mass execution of British prisoners in...


Marching from Defeat

by Claus Neuber Pen and Sword Military (April 30, 2020)

In June 1944, in Belarus on the Eastern Front, the Red Army launched Operation Bagration, the massive offensive that crushed Hitler’s Army Group Centre. German soldiers who weren’t encircled and captured...


The Secret Team

by L. Fletcher Prouty Skyhorse (April 01, 2011)

The Secret Team, L. Fletcher Prouty's CIA exposé, was first published in the 1970s, but virtually all copies of the book disappeared upon distribution, purchased en masse by shady "private buyers." Certainly...


Oswald and the CIA

by John Newman Skyhorse (June 01, 2008)

From the acclaimed author of JFK and Vietnam comes a book that uncovers the government's role in the Kennedy assassination more clearly than any previous inquiry. What was the extent of the CIA's involvement...


Imperial Legend

by Alexis S. Troubetzkoy Arcade (September 12, 2002)

Alexander I, one of Russia's greatest emperors, beloved of his subjects for his many liberalizing works and reforms domestically, and for his astounding--and unexpected--victory over the presumably invulnerable...


Kremlin Wives

by Larissa Vasilieva & Cathy Porter Arcade (September 01, 2015)

For over seventy years the Kremlin was the bastion of the all-powerful Soviet rulers. A great deal is known about the men who held millions of fates in their iron grip, yet little is known about the womenthe...


Swimming in the Daylight

by Lisa C. Paul Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

In September 1984, Lisa Paul, an American college student living in Moscow and working as a nanny, enters Inna Meiman's house for her first Russian language lesson. And so begins a two year friendship and fight...


The Petlyakov Pe-2

by Peter C Smith Air World (March 30, 2020)

During the Second World War, the Soviet Union’s Petlyakov Pe-2 _Peshka_ dive-bomber was unique in that it was as fast as most fighter aircraft. This was in a period when it was considered by the RAF that it...


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...


Retreat from Moscow

by David Stahel Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2019)

A gripping and authoritative revisionist account of the German Winter Campaign of 1941-1942

Germany's winter campaign of 1941-1942 is commonly seen as its first defeat. In Retreat from Moscow, a bold, gripping...


The Russian Job

by Douglas Smith Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2019)

An award-winning historian reveals the harrowing, little-known story of an American effort to save the newly formed Soviet Union from disaster

After decades of the Cold War and renewed tensions, in the wake of...


To the Finland Station

by Edmund Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 11, 2019)

One of the great works of modern historical writing, the classic account of the ideas, people, and politics that led to the Bolshevik Revolution

Edmund Wilson's To the Finland Station is intellectual history...


A Very Dangerous Woman

by Deborah Mcdonald & Jeremy Dronfield Oneworld Publications (May 07, 2015)

Moura Budberg: spy, adventurer, charismatic seductress and mistress of two of the century’s greatest writers, the Russian aristocrat Baroness Moura Budberg was born in 1892 to indulgence, pleasure and selfishness....


Russia

by Abraham Ascher Oneworld Publications (September 07, 2017)

Distinguished Professor Abraham Ascher offers an impressive blend of engaging narrative and fresh analysis in this perennially popular introduction to Russia.

Newly updated on the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik...


Kicking the Kremlin

by Marc Bennetts Oneworld Publications (February 06, 2014)

In the freezing winter of 2011, in what was a watershed moment, 100,000 took to Moscow's streets to protest Putin's landslide election victory amid widespread allegations of corruption and vote-rigging. A few...


The Plot to Kill Putin

by Max Karpov Arcade Crimewise (March 03, 2020)

A Frighteningly Plausible, Fast-Paced Thriller about a Russian Cyberattack on America and a Plot to Kill President Putin, Involving Fake News and Anonymous Hackers

The CIA has learned that the Kremlin is about...


The Last of the Tsars

by Robert Service Pegasus Books (September 05, 2017)

A riveting account of the last eighteen months of Tsar Nicholas II's life and reign from one of the finest Russian historians writing today.

In March 1917, Nicholas II, the last Tsar of All the Russias, abdicated...


Stalin

by Abraham Ascher Oneworld Publications (November 03, 2016)

Joseph Stalin began life as a frail child, with an abusive father and an inferiority complex. This triggered an early desire for greatness and respect that would eventually turn the young Bolshevik idealist...


The Russian Revolution

by Abraham Ascher Oneworld Publications (March 06, 2014)

1917: the year a series of rebellions toppled three centuries of autocratic rule and placed a group of political radicals in charge of a world power. Here, suddenly, was the first modern socialist state, “a...


St. Petersburg

by Jonathan Miles Pegasus Books (March 06, 2018)

Established in 1703 by the sheer will of its charismatic founder, the homicidal megalomaniac Peter the Great, St. Petersburg's dazzling yet unhinged reputation was quickly cemented by the sadistic dominion of...


Who Lost Russia?

by Peter Conradi Oneworld Publications (February 16, 2017)

The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 was hailed as the beginning of a new era of peace and co-operation between East and West. But in the years since, Russia has made incursions into Georgia, Ukraine and...


The Day Will Pass Away

by Ivan Chistyakov & Arch Tait Pegasus Books (August 08, 2017)

A rare first-person testimony of the hardships of a Soviet labor camp—long suppressed—that will become a cornerstone of understanding the Soviet Union.

Originally written in a couple of humble exercise books,...


The Russian Civil War

by Evan Mawdsley Pegasus Books (February 24, 2009)

"The best book ever written on the Russian civil war. A first-rate work of scholarly synthesis." —Robert McNeal

In St. Petersburg on October 25, 1917, the A commanding chronicle of the three Bolshevik Party...


Empires Apart

by Brian Landers Pegasus Books (November 16, 2011)

A fresh, commanding, and thought-provoking narrative history of the competing Russian and American empires.

The American road to empire started when the first English settlers landed in Virginia. Simultaneously,...


Sovietistan

by Erika Fatland Pegasus Books (January 07, 2020)

Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan became free of the Soviet Union in 1991. But though they are new to modern statehood, this is a region rich in ancient history, culture, and landscapes...


The Spy Who Changed History

by Svetlana Lokhova Pegasus Books (October 01, 2019)

On a sunny September day in 1931, Soviet spy Stanislav Shumovsky walked down the gangplank of the SS Europa and into New York, concealed in a group of 65 Soviet students. Joseph Stalin had sent him to acquire...


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 Wild Blue

by Stephen E. Ambrose & Jeffrey DeMunn Simon & Schuster Audio (August 01, 2001)

Stephen E. Ambrose, acclaimed author of Band of Brothers and Undaunted Courage, carries us along in the crowded and dangerous B-24s as their crews fought to destroy the German war machine during World War II....


Death of a Dissident

by Alex Goldfarb, Marina Litvinenko & Dennis Boutsikaris Simon & Schuster Audio (June 12, 2007)

The story that the Kremlin does not want you to hear.

The assassination of former Russian intelligence officer Alexander "Sasha" Litvinenko in November 2006 -- poisoned by the rare radioactive element polonium...


Putin's Kleptocracy

by Karen Dawisha & Robert Petkoff Simon & Schuster Audio (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, the...


Once Upon a Time in Russia

by Ben Mezrich & Jeremy Bobb Simon & Schuster Audio (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...


True Believer

by Kati Marton & Amanda Carlin Simon & Schuster Audio (September 06, 2016)

"Kati Marton's True Believer is a true story of intrigue, treachery, murder, torture, fascism, and an unshakable faith in the ideals of Communism....A fresh take on espionage activities from a critical period...


Midnight in Chernobyl

by Adam Higginbotham & Jacques Roy Simon & Schuster Audio (February 12, 2019)

One of AudioFile’s Best Audiobooks of 2019!

A New York Times Best Book of the Year

A Time Best Book of the Year

A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year

2020 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Winner...


The Zookeepers' War

by J.W. Mohnhaupt, Jacques Roy & Shelley Frisch Simon & Schuster Audio (November 12, 2019)

The unbelievable true story of the Cold War’s strangest proxy war, fought between the zoos on either side of the Berlin Wall.

“The liveliness of Mohnhaupt’s storytelling and the wonderful eccentricity of...


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...