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Tag Archives: Military/General

One Soldier’s War

by Arkady Babchenko

“By turns horrific, sad, and funny, [One Soldier’s War] fills a big gap by providing us with the first-person experiences of an articulate Russian…

My War Gone By, I Miss It So

by Anthony Loyd

Anthony Loyd’s gripping depiction of the depravity of war in Bosnia and Chechnya “places him into the great tradition of Hemingway, Caputo, and Michael…

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…