World History/WWII

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

Landscapes of Communism
A History Through Buildings

Owen Hatherley

The Age of Aspiration
Power, Wealth, and Conflict in Globalizing India

Dilip Hiro

The Coup
1953, the CIA, and the Roots of Modern U.S.-Iranian Relations

Ervand Abrahamian

Fear and the Muse Kept Watch
The Russian Masters—from Akhmatova and Pasternak to Shostakovich and Eisenstein—Under Stalin

Andy McSmith

Growing Up with the Holocaust

Rita Goldberg

A History of the Last Hundred Years

John McHugo

The Dead Do Not Die
“Exterminate All the Brutes” and Terra Nullius

Sven Lindqvist

Fractured Times
Culture and Society in the Twentieth Century

Eric Hobsbawm

Bitter Chocolate
Anatomy of an Industry

Carol Off

Ways of Forgetting, Ways of Remembering
Japan in the Modern World

John W. Dower

Hearts and Minds
A People’s History of Counterinsurgency

Hannah Gurman

The Pinochet File
A Declassified Dossier on Atrocity and Accountability

Peter Kornbluh

Big History
From the Big Bang to the Present

Cynthia Stokes Brown

The Indispensable Zinn
The Essential Writings of the “People’s Historian”

Howard Zinn, Timothy Patrick McCarthy