Books by Peter Rand

Released: June 6, 2013

"A fascinating work enriched by the author's deep knowledge and command of his material."
An in-depth look at the intriguing dark days at the break of World War II, when fear of a "Fifth Column" was rampant. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 5, 2007

"Indeed, the wealth of detail and characters, coupled with a generally colorless translation, often makes this story feel more like a history textbook than a revealing portrait. Nevertheless, students of both China and modern history will not be disappointed by this evenhanded, unblinking biography."
Exhaustively researched biography of the revered Chinese premier who helped guide China through its infancy onto the world stage. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Vividly recreates a fascinating, confounding, and ultimately tragic era. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
An absorbing account of the journalists who lost their detachment, and many of their illusions, in the tumultuous China of 192050. Read full book review >