Books by Samantha Power

Released: Nov. 8, 2011

"Reverential but mostly evenhanded assessment of a singular diplomat."
An elucidating collection of writing by and about the late fiery, outspoken, undeniably capable United Nations ambassador and longtime diplomat. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 18, 2008

"A well-rendered account of one of the UN's best in pursuit of 'the flame of idealism that motivated many to strive to combat injustice and that inspired the vulnerable to believe that help would soon come.'"
Biography of the handsome Brazilian intellectual who served as the UN's top troubleshooter from East Timor and Bosnia to Iraq, where he died in a terrorist car bombing. Read full book review >
Released: March 15, 2002

"A well-reasoned argument for the moral necessity of halting genocide wherever it occurs, and an unpleasant reminder of our role in enabling it, however unwittingly."
The executive director of Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy presents a superb analysis of the US government's evident unwillingness to intervene in ethnic slaughter. Read full book review >