Ian Buruma's wonderful book is about a time, immediately after the end of the war, which has somehow fallen between the cracks of history, and which the author has now devastatingly brought to light... A compelling and astounding addition to the literature of the war' Daily Mail
Yemen is the dark horse of the Middle East. Untangling Yemen's history before examining the country's role in both al-Qaeda and the wider jihadist movement, this title presents an account of a little-known state whose chronic instability is increasingly engaging the general reader.
A trainee nurse in the 1950s had a lot to bear. This title introduces these warm-hearted yet naive young girls as they get to grips with strict discipline, long hours and bodily fluids. It shows the camaraderie that develops in evening study sessions, sneaked trips to the cinema and mischievous escapades with the young trainee doctors.