f VANISHED KINGDOMS
The Rise and Fall of States and Nations
See section Germany, Northern & Eastern Europe, page 26
Tony Judt with Timothy Snyder
f THINKING THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
“Judt’s final salvo against what he saw as a
culture of historical ignorance and political
apathy, and it’s every bit as brilliant, uncompromising and original as he was.”— NPR.org.
“An intellectual feast, learned, lucid, challenging and accessible.”—San Francisco Chronicle.
Penguin Press • 432 pp. • 978-159420-323-7 • $36.00
The West and the Rest
“Written with vitality and verve...a tour de
force.”— The Boston Globe. “A dazzling history
of Western ideas that sets out to provide the
reader with epic answers.”— The Economist.
Penguin Press • 432 pp. • 978-1-59420-305-3 • $35.00
Penguin • 432 pp. • 978-0-14-312206-7 • $18.00
Paperback available November 2012
fILL FARES THE LAND
“Poignant and arresting, both for who wrote it
and for what it says…As an idealist, Mr. Judt
hopes for a revived social democracy that will
again speak its name. As a realist, he recognizes that it may be grievously, even terminally
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-311876-3 • $15.00
f THERE WAS A COUNTRY
A Personal History of Biafra
The long-awaited memoir from the author of
Things Fall Apart—a towering reckoning with
one of modern Africa’s most fateful events,
the Nigerian civil war, or Biafran War, of 1967–
Penguin Press • 352 pp. • 978-1-59420-482-1 • $27.95
Available October 2012
f THE MEMORY CHALET
“A tremendously moving memorial to a first-class historian and essayist...humane, fearless,
unsparingly honest.”—Financial Times. “Both
an autobiography and a lovely little social
history of the second half of the twentieth century.”—Time magazine.
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-311997-5 • $15.00
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
f YOU’RE NOT A COUNTRY, AFRICA!
A Personal History of the African Present
In this groundbreaking collection of essays
Pius Adesanmi tries to unravel what it is that
Africa means to him as an African, and by
extension to all those who inhabit this continent of extremes.
Penguin Global • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-352754-1 • $18.95
J. M. Roberts
THE NEW PENGUIN
HISTORY OF THE WORLD
Revised and Updated Edition
Penguin • 1,264 pp. • 978-0-14-103042-5 • $22.00
J. M. Roberts
THE PENGUIN HISTORY OF EUROPE
“The best single-volume history of Europe...It
combines authority and good sense with fluency and wit.”— The Times Literary Supplement.
45 maps and chronologies.
Penguin • 752 pp. • 978-0-14-026561-3 • $25.00
Also available: The Penguin History of the Twentieth
REAPPRAISALS: Reflections on
the Forgotten Twentieth Century
“Perhaps the greatest single collection
of thinking on the political, diplomatic,
social, and cultural history of the past century.”—Forbes. “Exhilarating...brave and
forthright.”— The New York Times.
Penguin • 464 pp. 978-0-14-311505-2 • $18.00
f A BORDER PASSAGE
From Cairo to America—A Woman’s Journey
New Afterword by the author
An Egyptian woman’s reflections on her
changing homeland—updated with an
afterword on the Arab Spring. “[A] richly
insightful account of the inner conflicts of a
generation coming of age.”—The New York
Times Book Review.
Penguin • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-312192-3 • $16.00
FIVE ROADS TO THE FUTURE
Power in the Next Global Age
See General Works and Anthologies, page 1
T. E. Vadney
THE WORLD SINCE 1945
In this brilliantly incisive and highly readable
survey, Vadney examines key events and underlying global trends, including the rapid changes
in the Middle East, the end of apartheid in
South Africa, and the aims of American foreign
policy. Updated preface, revised notes, tables,
Penguin • 624 pp. • 978-0-14-026875-1 • $18.00
POSTWAR: A History of Europe Since 1945
“Meticulous in its scholarship, compelling in
the story it tells, and passionate in its judgments. A true masterpiece.”—Strobe Talbott,
President, Brookings Institution. “First-rate
political, economic, and social history.”—Louis
Menand, The New Yorker.
Penguin • 960 pp. • 978-0-14-303775-0 • $22.00
Winner of the Arthur Ross Book Award; a New York
Times Book Review Top Ten Book of the Year; a San
Francisco Chronicle and Time Book of the Year;
a Choice Outstanding Academic Title
James T. Campbell
MIDDLE PASSAGES: African-American
Journeys to Africa 1787–2005
“An artful reconstruction of the often bittersweet experience of return and reunion...
that deepen[s] our understanding of national
identity and the burdens of race.”—Raymond
Arsenault, The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin • 544 pp. • 978-0-14-311198-6 • $17.00
A Choice Outstanding Academic Title
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PLAYING THE ENEMY
Nelson Mandela and
the Game That Made a Nation
“This wonderful book describes Mandela’s
methodical, improbable and brilliant campaign to reconcile resentful blacks and fearful
whites around a sporting event, a game of
rugby.”—The New York Times.
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-311572-4 • $16.00
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Comparative Government / Africa