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  • The Shortest History of War

    From Hunter-Gatherers to Nuclear Superpowers—A Retelling for Our Times

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    series Shortest History Series
    A brisk account of this defining feature of human society, from prehistory to nuclear proliferation and lethal autonomous weapons. The Shortest History books deliver thousands of years of history in one riveting fast-paced read.War has changed, but we have not. From our hunter-gatherer ancestors to the rival nuclear powers of today, whenever resources have been contested, we’ve gone to battle. ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Shortest History of War

    From Hunter-Gatherers to Nuclear Superpowers—A Retelling for Our Times

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    Narrated by Gareth Richards ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 29 min

    War has always been a defining feature of human society. This new addition to the Shortest History series explains why we do it-and how we can stop. Russia's invasion of Ukraine has punctured the longest stretch of peace between major powers since WWII, bringing the horrors of warfare-past, present, and future-to the forefront of listeners' minds. In The Shortest History of War, internationally ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014 is a serious contemplation of what it means to engage in major world conflicts, and the price we pay when we do.The First World War was Canada's baptism of fire, or at least the only one that people now remember. (Montrealers in 1776 or Torontonians in 1814 would have taken a different view.) From 1914 to 1918, after a century of peace, Canadians were ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Crawling from the Wreckage

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    Gwynne Dyer is cheering up. Sure, the past decade has had more than its share of stupid wars, obsessions about terrorism, denial about climate change, rapacious turbo-capitalism, and lies, lies, lies. But signs of progress actually do abound. While the world is far from perfect as we embark on a fresh decade, Dyer believes that the "sense of sliding out of control towards ten different kinds of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Growing Pains

    the future of democracy (and work)

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    We are now living in a world where Brexit and Trump are daily realities. But how did this come about? And what does it mean for the future?Populism and ultra-nationalism brought about the rise of Hitler and Mussolini in the 1930s. Now, as Trump sits in the White House, Britain negotiates its way out of the EU, and countries across Europe see substantial gains in support for the extreme Right, ... Read more

    $24.99 USD

  • Climate Wars

    The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    An essential, terryfying, and insightful analysis of a world plunging into crisis arrives in mass market paperbackDwindling resources. Massive population shifts. Natural disasters. Any of the expected consequences of climate change could - as Gwyne Dyer argues - tip the world towards chaos and conflict. Bold, unflinching, and based on extensive research, Climate Wars is an essential guide to the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • After Iraq

    Anarchy and Renewal in the Middle East

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    "The Iraqi state that was formed in the aftermath of the First World War has come to an end. Its successor state is struggling to be born in an environment of crises and chaos."*---*Ali Allawi, Iraq's former Minister of DefenseAllawi is not exaggerating. The disastrous American invasion of Iraq that has led to the destruction of the Iraqi state and the subsequent defeat of U.S. military power has ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • With Every Mistake

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    This essential collection contains the best of Gwynne Dyer’s writing on the post–September 11 world.Since 1973, writer, historian and filmmaker Gwynne Dyer has written a widely syndicated newspaper column on international affairs, regularly published in 45 countries. With Every Mistake is not only a collection of the very best of Dyer’s recent work, but an examination of how, time and again, the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Don't Panic

    ISIS, Terror and Today's Middle East

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    It took a quarter-century of bad strategy, including more than a dozen years of Western air attacks and invasions in the Middle East, to bring the so-called "Islamic State" into existence. Can we somehow manage to avoid the well-trodden path of overreacting to the provocations of Islamist extremists?With the rise of ISIS, a new style of terrorism that publicly gloats over acts of extreme cruelty ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Killing the Legends

    The Lethal Danger of Celebrity

    **In the latest book in the multimillion-selling Killing Series, Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard tell the larger-than-life stories of Elvis Presley, John Lennon, and Muhammad Ali.The King is dead. The Walrus is shot. The Greatest is no more.**Elvis Presley, John Lennon, and Muhammad Ali. These three icons changed not only the worlds of music, film, and sports, but the world itself. Their faces ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Lethal Target

    The Malichea Quest

    by Jim Eldridge ...
    series The Malichea Quest
    Jake's girlfriend, Lauren, has been exiled to New Zealand by MI5, who ensure that the two of them never speak about the missing books of the Order of Malichea. The information in these books could destroy mankind if they fall into the wrong hands, but Jake and Lauren want to get to them first and use the wisdom for good. Then Lauren goes missing . . .When Jake follows the instructions of a mystery ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Lethal Sex

    Mystery Writers of America Presents: Classics, #4

    Book 4 - Mystery Writers of America Presents: Classics
    THE FAIRER SEX? NOT THESE LADIES…The female of the species is absolutely deadlier than the male in these 14 cunningly-crafted tales of suspense, crimes of passion, and murder, all by women writers. Edited by MWA Grandmaster and bestselling mystery author John D. MacDonald, these bone-chilling stories show the depths that men and women will stoop to in pursuit of what they want. Christianna Brand ... Read more

    $4.99 USD