The Zookeeper’s Wife: An unforgettable true story, now a major film

In war-torn Warsaw, a zookeeper and his wife refuse to surrender… Now a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain and Daniel Brühl, Diane Ackerman’s The Zookeeper’s Wife is based on a remarkable true story of bravery and sanctuary during World War II. Perfect for fans of Lion and Hidden Figures. ‘I can’t imagine a better […]

The Journey Back From Hell: Conversations with Concentration Camp Survivors

‘A thoughtful, caring book, full of sociological and psychological insight’ – Sunday Times All these years on, how do the survivors of the most horrific episode in world history regard their wartime experiences, and how have they come to terms with their memories? How did their experience of the Nazi concentration camps change them emotionally, […]

Cromwell’s War Machine: The New Model Army 1645 – 1660

The New Model Army was one of the best-known and most effective armies ever raised in England. Oliver Cromwell was both its greatest battlefield commander and the political leader whose position depended on its support. In this meticulously researched and accessible new study, Keith Roberts describes how Cromwell’s army was recruited, inspired, organized, trained and […]

Nam Sense: Surviving Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division

Nam-Sense is the brilliantly written story of a combat squad leader in the 101st Airborne Division. Arthur Wiknik was a 19-year-old kid from New England when he was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1968. After completing various NCO training programs, he was promoted to sergeant “without ever setting foot in a combat zone” and […]