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The Second Most Powerful Man in the World: The Life of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelt's Chief of Staff

The Second Most Powerful Man in the World: The Life of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelt's Chief of Staff

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Author: Phillips Payson O'Brien Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 544 The life of Franklin Roosevelt's most trusted and powerful advisor, Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief...
The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat

The Spy in Moscow Station: A Counterspy's Hunt for a Deadly Cold War Threat

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Author: Eric Haseltine Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 The thrilling, true story of the race to find a leak in the United States Embassy in Moscow--before more American assets...
Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control

Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control

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Author: Stephen Kinzer Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 368 The bestselling author of All the Shah's Men and The Brothers tells the astonishing story of the man who oversaw the...
Maoism: A Global History

Maoism: A Global History

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Author: Julia Lovell Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 624 Winner of the 2019 Cundill History Prize "Revelatory and instructive . . . [a] beautifully written and accessible book" -The Times...
Pollock Confidential: A Graphic Novel

Pollock Confidential: A Graphic Novel

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Author: Onofrio Catacchio Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 112 New York, 1948: The art world is ablaze with the pioneering brilliance of Jackson Pollock's 'action painting'. Despite this seismic creative...
Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's campaign for Peace

Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's campaign for Peace

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Author: Alex Von Tunzelmann Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 560 A lively, revelatory popular history that tells the story of both the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956--a...
Between Five Eyes: 50 Years of Intelligence Sharing

Between Five Eyes: 50 Years of Intelligence Sharing

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Author: Anthony R. Wells Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 256 UK-US intelligence and the wider Five Eyes community of Canada, Australia and New Zealand is primarily about one...
A Brotherhood of Spies: The U-2 and the Cia's Secret War

A Brotherhood of Spies: The U-2 and the Cia's Secret War

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Author: Monte Reel Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 A thrilling dramatic narrative of the top-secret Cold War-era spy plane operation that transformed the CIA and brought the U.S. and...
Putin's People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and then Took on the West

Putin's People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and then Took on the West

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Author: Catherine Belton Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 640 THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'An outstanding expose of Putin and his criminal pals ... [A] long-awaited, must read book'...
Sympathy for the Devil: Four Decades of Friendship with Gore Vidal

Sympathy for the Devil: Four Decades of Friendship with Gore Vidal

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Author: Michael Mewshaw Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 224 A generous, entertaining, intimate look at Gore Vidal, a man who prided himself on being difficult to know Detached and ironic;...
HAVOC-06: A Combat Controller on Operations

HAVOC-06: A Combat Controller on Operations

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Author: Troy Knight Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 324 I received a target indication from one of the rear team members and observed movement coming from the left of the...
The Russian Job: The Forgotten Story of How America Saved the Soviet Union from Ruin

The Russian Job: The Forgotten Story of How America Saved the Soviet Union from Ruin

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Author: Douglas Smith Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 An award-winning historian reveals the harrowing, little-known story of an American effort to save the newly formed Soviet Union from disaster...
The New Spymasters: Inside the Modern World of Espionage from the Cold War to Global Terror

The New Spymasters: Inside the Modern World of Espionage from the Cold War to Global Terror

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Author: Stephen Grey (Broadleaf Capital International Australia) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 368 The old world of spying-dead-letter boxes, microfilm cameras, an enemy reporting to the Moscow Center, and a...
The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

The Skripal Files: The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy

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Author: Mark Urban Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 The explosive story of the poisoning of the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and what it reveals about the growing clandestine...
Checkmate in Berlin: The Cold War Showdown That Shaped the Modern World

Checkmate in Berlin: The Cold War Showdown That Shaped the Modern World

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Author: Giles Milton Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 416 'Brilliantly recapturing the febrile atmosphere of Berlin in the first four years after the Second World War, Giles Milton...
Ian Fleming and SOE's Operation POSTMASTER: The Untold Top Secret Story

Ian Fleming and SOE's Operation POSTMASTER: The Untold Top Secret Story

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Author: Brian Lett Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 272 This is a true story of a force of licensed to kill" secret agents, commanded by a real war time secret...
Global Art and the Cold War

Global Art and the Cold War

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Author: John J. Curley Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 In this readable and highly original book, John J. Curley presents the first synthetic account of global art during the...
Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA

Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA

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Author: Amaryllis Fox Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 240 INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Fast and thrilling . . . Life Undercover reads as if a John le Carre character...
Dead Doubles: The Extraordinary Worldwide Hunt for One of the Cold War's Most Notorious Spy Rings

Dead Doubles: The Extraordinary Worldwide Hunt for One of the Cold War's Most Notorious Spy Rings

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Author: Trevor Barnes Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 The astonishing but true story of one of the most notorious spy cases from the Cold War--and the international manhunt that...
Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture

Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture

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Author: Sudhir Hazareesingh Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 The definitive modern biography of the great slave leader, military genius and revolutionary hero The Haitian Revolution began in...
Launch Code

Launch Code

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Author: Michael Ridpath (Author) Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 400 'Hugely enjoyable and thought-provoking, Launch Code brings to mind the classic thrillers of Alister Maclean and Jack Higgins....
The Happy Traitor: Spies, Lies and Exile in Russia: The Extraordinary Story of George Blake

The Happy Traitor: Spies, Lies and Exile in Russia: The Extraordinary Story of George Blake

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Author: Simon Kuper Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 Those people who were betrayed were not innocent people. They were no better nor worse than I am. It's all part...
The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War

The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War

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Author: Louis Menand Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 880 Shortlisted for the PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize 2022 Longlisted for the 2021 National Book Award for Nonfiction The Cold War...
Black Sun: Based on a true story, the critically acclaimed Soviet thriller

Black Sun: Based on a true story, the critically acclaimed Soviet thriller

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Author: Owen Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 Inspired by history, this labyrinthine, compelling, tense and chillingly-authentic thriller brings Soviet-era Russia and the paranoia of the Cold...
The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War

The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War

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Author: Louis Menand Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 880 Longlisted for the 2021 National Book Award for Nonfiction The Cold War was not just a contest of power. It was...
The Recruiter: Spying and the Lost Art of American Intelligence

The Recruiter: Spying and the Lost Art of American Intelligence

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Author: Douglas London Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 432 This revealing memoir from a 34-year veteran of the CIA who worked as a case officer and recruiter of foreign agents...
The Man with the Poison Gun: A Cold War Spy Story

The Man with the Poison Gun: A Cold War Spy Story

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Author: Serhii Plokhy Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 384 1961. The height of the Cold War. Just hours before work begins on the Berlin Wall, a KGB assassin and his...
Gandhi 1914-1948: The Years That Changed the World

Gandhi 1914-1948: The Years That Changed the World

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Author: Ramachandra Guha Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 1152 The magnificent biography of Gandhi by India's leading historian Gandhi lived one of the great 20th century lives. He...
Beyond: The Astonishing Story of the First Human to Leave Our Planet and Journey into Space

Beyond: The Astonishing Story of the First Human to Leave Our Planet and Journey into Space

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Author: Stephen Walker Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 512 'Thrilling ... High-definition history: tight, thrilling and beautifully researched' SUNDAY TIMES 'This book is a triumph' DAN SNOW 9.07 a.m., April...
From Warsaw with Love: Polish Spies, the CIA, and the Forging of an Unlikely Alliance

From Warsaw with Love: Polish Spies, the CIA, and the Forging of an Unlikely Alliance

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Author: John Pomfret Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 368 The epic story of how Polish intelligence officers forged an alliance with the CIA in the twilight of the Cold War,...
The Life of a Spy; An Education in Truth, Lies and Power

The Life of a Spy; An Education in Truth, Lies and Power

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Author: Rod Barton Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 The remarkable true story of an extraordinary Australian intelligence officer, whose work took him across the world ... and...
Bridge of Words: Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language

Bridge of Words: Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language

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Author: Esther Schor Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 384 A rich and passionate biography of a language and the dream of world harmony it sought to realize In 1887, Ludwig...
The Secret of Emu Field: Britain's forgotten atomic tests in Australia

The Secret of Emu Field: Britain's forgotten atomic tests in Australia

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Author: Elizabeth Tynan Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 384 Emu Field is overshadowed by Maralinga, the larger and much more prominent British atomic test site about 193 kilometres to the...
The Scientist And The Spy

The Scientist And The Spy

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Author: Mara Hvistendahl Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 288 A riveting true story of industrial espionage in which a Chinese-born scientist is pursued by the U.S. government for...
Mafia State: How One Reporter Became an Enemy of the Brutal New Russia

Mafia State: How One Reporter Became an Enemy of the Brutal New Russia

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Author: Luke Harding Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 In 2007, Luke Harding arrived in Moscow to take up a new job as a correspondent for the British...
Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem and Russia's Remaking of the West

Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem and Russia's Remaking of the West

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Author: Luke Harding Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 From the AWARD-WINNING JOURNALIST and #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR of COLLUSION 'Luke Harding is one of the...
Soldier Spy

Soldier Spy

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Author: Tom Marcus Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 Soldier Spy is to the war against the enemy at home what Bravo Two Zero was to Gulf War...
Kim and Jim: Philby and Angleton, Friends and Enemies in the Cold War

Kim and Jim: Philby and Angleton, Friends and Enemies in the Cold War

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Author: Michael Holzman Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 Kim Philby's life and career has inspired an entire literary genre: the spy novel of betrayal. He was one of the...
Kidnapped by the Junta: Inside Argentina's Wars with Britain and Itself

Kidnapped by the Junta: Inside Argentina's Wars with Britain and Itself

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Author: Julian Manyon Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 On 12 May 1982 as the Falklands conflict became a shooting war, ITN journalist Julian Manyon and his TV crew were...
Rendezvous at the Russian Tea Rooms: The Spyhunter, the Fashion Designer & the Man From Moscow

Rendezvous at the Russian Tea Rooms: The Spyhunter, the Fashion Designer & the Man From Moscow

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Author: Paul Willetts Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 496 RENDEZVOUS AT THE RUSSIAN TEA ROOMS provides the first comprehensive account of what was once hailed by a leading...
The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington

The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington

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How To Stage A Coup: And Ten Other Lessons from the World of Secret Statecraft

How To Stage A Coup: And Ten Other Lessons from the World of Secret Statecraft

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Author: Rory Cormac (Author) Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 384 Today's world is in flux. Competition between the great powers is back on the agenda and governments around...
Sidney Cotton

Sidney Cotton

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NB: This is a secondhand book in very good condition. See our FAQs for more information. Author: Watson Jeff Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 262 Later in life he was...
The Russia Anxiety: And How History Can Resolve It

The Russia Anxiety: And How History Can Resolve It

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Author: Mark B. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 480 We can all treat history with more respect. If we do, we might find that the cure for...
A Spy Among Friends: Now a major ITV series starring Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce

A Spy Among Friends: Now a major ITV series starring Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce

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Author: Ben Macintyre Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 368 **NOW A MAJOR SIX-PART SERIES ON ITVX, STARRING DAMIAN LEWIS AND GUY PEARCE** A SUNDAY TIMES No. 1 BESTSELLER WITH AN...
The Private Life of Spies: 'Spy-masterful storytelling' Sunday Post

The Private Life of Spies: 'Spy-masterful storytelling' Sunday Post

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Author: Alexander McCall Smith Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 224 During WW2 there was a rumour that German spies were landing by parachute in Britain, dressed as nuns... 'Spy-masterful storytelling'...
The Defence of the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5

The Defence of the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5

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Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem and Russia's Remaking of the West

Shadow State: Murder, Mayhem and Russia's Remaking of the West

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Author: Luke Harding Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 368 From the AWARD-WINNING JOURNALIST and #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR of COLLUSION 'Luke Harding is one of the best reporters...