Books by William Taubman

GORBACHEV by William Taubman
Released: Sept. 7, 2017

"An engaging, poignant portrayal of one of the most significant of Russian leaders."
The long-awaited biography of the enigmatic Soviet leader whose "new thinking" sent shock waves throughout the Soviet Union and indeed the world. Read full book review >
NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV by William Taubman
Released: May 1, 2000

"A book that underlines why Gorbachev was almost inconceivable without Khrushchev."
It's not often that the proceedings of a conference are read by anyone other than the participants (and often not even by them), but this book, originating in an international conference on the centennial of Nikitia Khrushchev's birth, is both important and even moving. Read full book review >
MOSCOW SPRING by William Taubman
Released: March 21, 1989

A fast-paced, on-the-scene account of the events that sent shock waves through Soviet society during the first half of 1988. Read full book review >