Tag Archives: Military/General

Killing Pablo

by Mark Bowden

“The story of how U.S. Army Intelligence and Delta Force commandos helped Colombian police track down and kill Pablo Escobar. . . . A…

Honorable Treachery

by G. J. A. O'Toole

A reissue of the first comprehensive history of American intelligence, espionage, and covert action—a book poised to capture a new audience in the wake…

The Hidden War

by Artyom Borovik

“[A] remarkable book . . . Borovik manages to convey an intimate sense of the war in Afghanistan with the novelist’s eye for the…

The Dressing Station

by Jonathan Kaplan

‘refreshingly unsentimental . . . His descriptions of surgery are unflinching. . . . Kaplan gives us a remarkable self-portrait of the war junkie….

The Deserter’s Tale

by Joshua Key

“Destined to become part of the literature of the Iraq war . . . Key’s clear voice rings out . . . with anguish…

Contact Wounds

by Jonathan Kaplan

From the author of the critically acclaimed New York Times Notable Book, The Dressing Station, comes an electrifying memoir of a doctor’s education in…

Charlie Wilson’s War

by George Crile

“Americans often ask: ‘Where have all the heroes gone?’ Well a lot of them come roaring through in this tour de force of reporting…

Black Hawk Down

by Mark Bowden

“Amazing . . . One of the most intense, visceral reading experiences imaginable. . . . The individual stories are woven together in such…

Barrow’s Boys

by Fergus Fleming

“An engrossing and moving story of high endeavour and frustrated hope. . . . Get hold of this book and read it.” –Barry Unsworth,…