Michael R. Gordon, Bernard E. Trainor - History - 2006 - 416 pages
Saddam's. Great. Escape. On April 9, Saddam made his last appearance before
the faithful. Riding in a Mercedes he stopped in the Al-Adhamiya district of
northwestern Baghdad, jumped out of the vehicle, and vowed to carry on the
John Dickie - History - 2008 - 288 pages
Delizia! is much more than a history of Italian food. It is a history of Italy told through the flavors and character of its cities.
Michael B. Oren - History - 2008 - 864 pages
Drawing on a vast range of government documents, personal correspondence, and the memoirs of merchants, missionaries, and travelers, Michael B. Oren narrates the unknown story of how the United States has interacted with this vibrant and ...
Karen Elliott House - History - 2012 - 320 pages
Some 50 percent of Saudi youth is on the Internet; 5.1 million Saudis are on Facebook. To write this book, the author interviewed most of the key members of the very private royal family.
George Packer - Political Science - 2014 - 480 pages
THE ASSASSINS' GATE: AMERICA IN IRAQ recounts how the United States set about changing the history of the Middle East and became ensnared in a guerilla war in Iraq.
Bob Woodward - Political Science - 2002 - 400 pages
With his unmatched investigative skill, Bob Woodward tells the behind-the-scenes story of how President George W. Bush and his top national security advisers, after the initial shock of the September 11 attacks, led the nation to war.
Bob Woodward - Political Science - 2004 - 480 pages
Plan of Attack is the definitive account of how and why President George W. Bush, his war council, and allies launched a preemptive attack to topple Saddam Hussein and occupy Iraq.
Thomas L. Friedman - Political Science - 2010 - 560 pages
This revised edition of the number-one bestseller and winner of the 1989 National Book Award includes the Pulitzer Prize Winning author's new, updated epilogue.
Bob Woodward - History - 2006 - 480 pages
" In this detailed inside story of a war-torn White House, Bob Woodward reveals how White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card, with the indirect support of other high officials, tried for 18 months to get Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld ...
Rajiv Chandrasekaran - Social Science - 2006 - 320 pages
This is a quietly devastating tale of imperial folly, and the definitive history of those early days when things went irrevocably wrong in Iraq. From the Trade Paperback edition.