Kirkus Reviews

Great Historical Books


NO BREAD FOR MANDELA by Ahmed Kathrada
Univ. Press of Kentucky / April 15th, 2011 / 978-0-8131-3375-1
THE TALIBAN SHUFFLE by Kim Barker
Doubleday / March 22nd, 2011 / 978-0-385-53331-7
THE LAST JEW OF TREBLINKA by Chil Rajchman translated by Solon Beinfeld
Pegasus / Feb. 16th, 2011 / 978-1-60598-139-0
IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS by Erik Larson
Crown / May 10th, 2011 / 978-0-307-40884-6
ONE DAY I WILL WRITE ABOUT THIS PLACE by Binyavanga Wainaina
Graywolf / July 19th, 2011 / 978-1-55597-591-3
THE BRILLIANT DISASTER by Jim Rasenberger
Scribner / April 5th, 2011 / 978-1-4165-9650-9
THE LONGEST WAR by Peter L. Bergen
Free Press / Jan. 11th, 2011 / 978-0-7432-7893-5
THE AGE OF DECEPTION by Mohamed ElBaradei
Metropolitan/Henry Holt / April 26th, 2011 / 978-0-8050-9350-6
THE FEAR by Peter Godwin
Little, Brown / March 22nd, 2011 / 978-0-316-05173-6