Books by Tim Marshall

Released: Oct. 9, 2018

"Marshall is a skilled explainer of the world as it is, and geography buffs will be pleased by his latest."
Former Sky News diplomatic editor Marshall (A Flag Worth Dying For: The Power and Politics of National Symbols, 2017, etc.) looks at the human penchant for us-and-them division. Read full book review >
Released: July 4, 2017

"A treasure vault for vexillologists, full of meaning beyond the hue and thread of the world's banners."
Of flags grand and old, black and blue, marking us and them and giving us all the license we need to kill. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 27, 2015

"Compulsive globe-spinners won't find much new in these pages, but Marshall's broad survey of events in the light of geographical realities goes a long way to explaining Putin's concerns—and, for that matter, those of the CIA as well."
Is geography destiny? Perhaps not, but Manifest Destiny certainly had a geographical component—and so, writes former Sky News correspondent Marshall ("Dirty Northern B*st*rds!": And Other Tales from the Terraces: The Story of Britain's Football Chants, 2014, etc.), will a future world in which the United States may not be a superpower.Read full book review >