Tag Archives: Europe/Austria & Hungary

Twilight of the Habsburgs

by Alan Palmer

“Alan Palmer’s lucid and intelligent biography . . . is an evocative portrait of the empire and the old-school monarch who ruled it for…

The Trigger

by Tim Butcher

“The most original of First World War centenary books. . . . A travel narrative of rare resonance and insight.” —Sunday Times (UK)

Budapest 1900

by John Lukacs

“John Lukacs is in many ways an old-fashioned chronicler, an “impressionistic historian” as he himself says at one point, evoking with considerable artistry the…