Neal Ferguson

History
Neal Ferguson

Those Angry Days

Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941 In April 1939 Charles Lindbergh strode into FDR’s White House Office. The

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

Fierce Patriot

Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman The American Civil War lives on in our imaginations. A few of the war’s events can

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Memoir
Neal Ferguson

Love My Rifle

Love My Rifle More than You: Young & Female in the U.S. Army Kayla Williams If you weren’t paying attention to the first sentence of

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History
Neal Ferguson

Act of War

Act of War: Lyndon Johnson, North Korea, and the Capture of the Spy Ship Pueblo As we have learned since 2001, if we didn’t know

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History
Neal Ferguson

Five Came Back

Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War December 7, 1941 came and five Hollywood directors went. John Ford, George Stevens,

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History
Neal Ferguson

Embers of War

Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam A common observation is that “victors” write history. To say this

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Fiction
Neal Ferguson

A Soldier of the Great War

Alessandro Giuliani, athletic, well muscled, handsome, professor of aesthetics, and fictional protagonist of Mark Helprin’s A Soldier of the Great War, declares that fighting in

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History
Neal Ferguson

Year Zero

Year Zero, A History of 1945 In American culture, an enduring image of the end of World War II is “The Kiss,” a photograph of

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History
Neal Ferguson

Empires, Nations and Families

Empires, Nations & Families: A History of the North American West, 1800-1860 Although my professional life as a historian has been devoted almost exclusively to

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History
Neal Ferguson

The Sleepwalkers

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe went to war in 1914 In the past century more than 25,000 books have been published about World War I and

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History
Neal Ferguson

Engineers of Victory

Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War Disclaimer: I gladly admit to a generally favorable attitude towards

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History
Neal Ferguson

Lawrence in Arabia

  Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East   “We [the young men who won the war]

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Fiction
Neal Ferguson

Bring up the Bodies

With this novel Hilary Mantel joins a short list of novelists who have won two Booker Prizes since the competition’s inception in 1969. Bring Up

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