|Awards:||Winner of CWA Non Fiction Dagger 2017 (UK).|
WINNER OF THE CRIME WRITERS' ASSOCIATION GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION 2017'In its tragic absurdity, Close But No Cigar reads like a Graham Greene story, with a cast of characters to make Hemingway proud' Daily TelegraphFor over a decad... read more
|Author:||Thomas B. Allen; Norman Polmar|
"What would have happened if atomic bombs had not been dropped on Japan in August 1945? Distinguished military writer historians Thomas B. Allen and Norman Polmar answer that provocative question in Code-Name D... read more
1995. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w.
1995, First edition, first printing. A near fine copy only marked by light browning to the top edge. The d/w is unclipped and fine.
"Crimes of the Century" stars with jack the Ripper and finishes with the Breslan Sxhool massacre. In between are case studies on some of the most gruesome crimes from around the world in the last century. From serial killers to massacres, there are over 100 case studies ... read more
2006. A very good copy in a very good d/w.
1970. A paperback copy in very good condition.
Prompted by the EU referendum in the UK and the presidential election in the USA, A. C. Grayling investigates why the institutions of representative democracy seem unable to hold up against forces they were designed to manage, and why, crucially, it matters. First he ... read more
2017. First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a near fine, unclipped d/w.
1969, First edition. A very good copy only marked by light rubbing to the board edges and light spotting to the top edge. The d/w is also very good with some repaired edge wear.
1996. First edition. A fine, unmarked copy. No d/w.
|Awards:||Winner of Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016.|
Winner of the 2016 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction Winner of the 2017 Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize "A monumental achievement...a profoundly personal account of the origins of crimes against humanity and genoc... read more
A generation after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the world is once again on the edge of chaos. Demonstrations have broken out from Belgium to Brazil led by angry citizens demanding a greater say in their political and economic future, better education, heathcare and living standards. The... read more
Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent Megan Stack was 24 when the attacks of September 11 occurred and she was sent to chronicle the war in Afghanistan. She spent the next decade of her life in the Middle East, covering the far-flung a... read more
Scribe, 2010. A trade paperback copy in near fine condition.