Tag Archives: Military/General

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,…

Apache

by Edward Macy

“A truly amazing portrayal of the technical, the emotional, and the courageous. Macy puts the reader in the cockpit of our most lethal attack…

The Allies Strike Back, 1941-1943

by James Holland

In the second book in this masterful new history of World War II in the West, James Holland tackles the Nazi invasion of Soviet…