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  • New History Books: Schutt, Cannibalism April 2, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: Schutt, Cannibalism

    Bill Schutt, Cannibalism Always try and keep up with men eating men.

    New History Books: Milton, Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare March 26, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: Milton, Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

    Giles Milton, Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare Another British brains vs Nazi brawn?

    New History Books: Bosworth, Claretta: Mussolini’s Last Lover March 25, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: Bosworth, Claretta: Mussolini's Last Lover

    R. J. B. Bosworth, Claretta Mussolini’s Last Lover Really the woman of Mussolini’s life. This is the book that Beach most wants to read this month…

    New History Books: McCarthy, Confederate Waterloo March 19, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: McCarthy, Confederate Waterloo

    Michael J. McCarthy, Confederate Waterloo Honestly, I’m going to get this just to learn more about Pickett’s long lunch…

    New History Books: Rydell, The Book Thieves March 18, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: Rydell, The Book Thieves

    Anders Rydell, The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe’s Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance Nazis, libraries… what’s not to like?

    New History Books: Frankel, High Noon March 12, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: Frankel, High Noon

    Frankel, High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic As long as it is not too political (ahem)….

    New History Books: Sensational Past March 11, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: Sensational Past

    Carolyn Purnell, The Sensational Past. Beach hates the enlightenment, but loves senses… What to do?

    New History Books: Stejskal, Special Forces Berlin March 5, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: Stejskal, Special Forces Berlin

    James Stejskal, Special Forces Berlin One of the two books I’m most looking forward to this month (if as advertised!)

    New History Books: Nolan, The Allure of Battle March 4, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: Nolan, The Allure of Battle

    Cathal J. Nolan, The Allure of Battle, A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost. The rules of war (not strategy) fascinate me…

    New History Books: The Cyclist February 26, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: The Cyclist

    Tim Moore, The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold Stories of riding behind and around the Iron Curtain.

    New History Books: House of the Dead February 25, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: House of the Dead

    Daniel Beer, The House of the Dead Chilly Siberia before the Soviets.

    New History Books: Three Days February 19, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: Three Days

    Bret Baier, Three Days in January The end of the US’s greatest postwar President.

    New History Books: Lost City February 18, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: Lost City

    Douglas Preston, Lost City of the Monkey God A fan favourite from January 2017

    New History Books: Art of the Affair February 12, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: Art of the Affair

    Catherine Lacey and Forsyth Harmon, Art of the Affair An ‘illustrated history’: could be very good or rather bad…  

    New History Books: House of Spies February 11, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: House of Spies

    Matthews, House of Spies British intelligence in the 20C

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