20tH Century: World War I
J arMageddon in retrosPeCt
Introduction by Mark Vonnegut
this first and only collection of unpublished works since the
author’s death contains twelve writings on war and peace, in-
cluding a non-fiction recollection of the dresden bombing.
Putnam • 288 pp. • 978-0-399-15508-6 • $24.95
Set in a British military hospital, Regeneration draws its two
protagonists from the pages of history: dr. rivers—a neu-
rologist—and Siegfried Sassoon—poet, pacifist, protester,
and patient. “an inspiring book.”—The New Yorker.
Plume • 256 pp. • 978-0-452-27007-7 • $14.00
the eye in the door
“Barker conveys with...skill the desperation of men suffer-
ing from battlefield trauma.”—Publishers Weekly.
Plume • 288 pp. • 978-0-452-27272-9 • $14.00
J the War of the WorLd: Twentieth Century
Conflict and the Descent of the West
“Blends together economic, financial and political analysis in a
manner that far too few historians are equipped to do.”—The
Economist. “Here is a work of originality and depth, history at
its most challenging and controversial.”—The Times (london).
Penguin • 880 pp. • 978-0-14-311239-6 • $18.00
also in penguin: Colossus: The Price of America’s Empire, page 13
the ghost road
“the masterwork...Barker at her effortless best.”—The New
York Times. “fiercely imaginative.”—The Boston Globe.
Plume • 288 pp. • 978-0-452-27672-7 • $14.00
Winner of the Booker prize
testaMent of youth
Introduction by Mark Bostridge
this classic memoir of the world at war and the toll on a
generation was acclaimed by The Washington Post Book
World as “affectingly honest and heartrending.”
Penguin Classics • 688 pp. • 978-0-14-303923-5 • $17.00
Zlata Filipović and Melanie Challenger, editors
J stoLen voiCes: young People’s War Diaries,
from World War I to Iraq
Foreword by former U.N. Under-Secretary-General
Olara A. Otunnu
“one of Zlata’s gifts lies in throwing a human light on intol-
erable events.”—San Francisco Chronicle.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-303871-9 • $14.00
also in penguin: Zlata’s Diary, see page 30
World War I
the riddLe of the sands
Foreword by Geoffrey Household
“the first and best of spy stories.”—The Times (london).
Sounding a warning of the dangers of a German invasion of
Britain across the north Sea, Childers’s gripping tale of espi-
onage received immediate critical acclaim when it was pub-
lished in 1903 and retains its preeminent place in the genre.
Penguin Classics • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-118165-3 • $9.00
Alan Axelrod, Ph.D.
the CoMPLete idiot’s guide
to WorLd War i
Alpha • 432 pp. • 978-0-02-863902-4 • $18.95
the enorMous rooM
Edited with an Introduction
and Glossary by Samuel Hynes
a fictional account of cummings’s four-month confinement
in a french concentration camp during World War I.
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-118124-0 • $14.00
Newly Translated by Robin Buss
Introduction by Jay Winter
“one of the most influential of all war novels...Le Feu appeared John Dos Passos
in 1916, won the prix Goncourt the following year, and by the three soLdiers
armistice had sold 200,000 copies in french.”—History Today. Introduction and Notes by Townsend Ludington
Penguin Classics • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-303904-4 • $15.00 “an elaborate structure, a design to display war as a mas-
Shortlisted for the oxford Weidenfeld translation prize sive machine, crushing individualism—a machine that
spreads outward into general life.”—malcolm Bradbury.
Penguin Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-118027-4 • $11.00
a Long Long Way
a compelling novel about a young man caught between Ford Madox Ford
the Great War and the battle for Irish independence. “a Parade’s end
prose master’s profound, widely praised novel of colliding Introduction by Robie Macaulay
loyalties in a time of war.”—The Boston Globe. “the greatest modern war novel from a British writer.”—
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-303509-1 • $14.00 Shortlisted for the man Booker prize for fiction; a Daily Telegraph malcolm Bradbury. “Breathtaking....a summation of the close
Best Book of the year of an epoch, the death of a tradition.”—The New York Times.
Penguin Classics • 864 pp. • 978-0-14-118661-0 • $20.00
three day road
a haunting debut novel in which two young Cree Indians
become infantry snipers in the trenches of World War I. “a
brilliant novel. you will suffer a bit but it’s overwhelmingly
worth the voyage.”—Jim Harrison.
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-303707-1 • $14.00
COlleGe FACulty InFOrmAtIOn serVICe (CFIs)
Join penguin Group uSa’s College faculty Informa-
tion Service for personal assistance and complimen-
tary examination copies. See page 36 for more info or
J neW or fortHComInG