World History/WWII

We Have Tired of Violence
A True Story of Murder, Memory, and the Fight for Justice in Indonesia

Matt Easton

Slaves for Peanuts
A Story of Conquest, Liberation, and a Crop That Changed History

Jori Lewis

Empire of Rubber
Firestone’s Scramble for Land and Power in Liberia

Gregg Mitman

Spies, Lies, and Exile
The Extraordinary Story of Russian Double Agent George Blake

Simon Kuper

I Ain’t Marching Anymore
Dissenters, Deserters, and Objectors to America’s Wars

Chris Lombardi

Blood on the River
A Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild Coast

Marjoleine Kars

The Beginning or the End
How Hollywood—and America—Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Greg Mitchell

A Bite-Sized History of France
Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment

Stéphane Hénaut, Jeni Mitchell

The Savage Frontier
The Pyrenees in History and the Imagination

Matthew Carr

Enemies in Love
A German POW, a Black Nurse, and an Unlikely Romance

Alexis Clark

Go Tell the Crocodiles
Chasing Prosperity in Mozambique

Rowan Moore Gerety

Sleepwalking to Armageddon
The Threat of Nuclear Annihilation

Helen Caldicott

Where the Line Is Drawn
A Tale of Crossings, Friendships, and Fifty Years of Occupation in Israel-Palestine

Raja Shehadeh

Berlin Calling
A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall, and the Birth of the New Berlin

Paul Hockenos

The Egyptians
A Radical History of Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution

Jack Shenker

Able Archer 83
The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War

Nate Jones

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