This novel offers a new point of entry to examine one of the greatest evils ever to face humanity. In his years fighting the Russians and attempting afterward to survive the Gulag, Meissner recounts a life lived in perseverance and...
- Author:Starritt, AlexanderSummary:
- Author:Welsh, JenniferSummary:
#1 National BestsellerPart of the CBC Massey Lectures SeriesIn 1989, as the Berlin Wall crumbled and the Cold War dissipated, the American political commentator Francis Fukuyama wrote a famous essay, entitled “The End of History.”...
- Author:Dufresne, ToddSummary:
In The Democracy of Suffering philosopher Todd Dufresne provides a strikingly original exploration of the past, present, and future of this epoch, the Anthropocene, demonstrating how the twin crises of reason and capital have...
- Author:Kagan, RobertSummary:
The Odyssey of the West series concludes with a fascinating look at the twentieth century and a discussion of the major works and strains of thought that ushered in the modern age and shaped Western culture.
- Author:Mason, PhilSummary:
Napoléon a joué un rôle déterminant dans l’Histoire. Mais il n’a pas gagné tous ses combats. Celui qu’il a dû mener contre de sympathiques petites lésions rougeâtres au matin de sa toute dernière bataille l’aurait amené à… frapper son...
- Author:Sonik, MadelineSummary: