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Experiences of War - Civilians -

Related category: Peace & Human Rights
Related booklists: Anti-War, Children and War, Vera Brittain, Experiences of War - Medics, Nurses and Doctors, Civil War,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 58 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm by Lalage Snow
    War Gardens: A Journey Through Conflict in Search of Calm - by Lalage Snow

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787470712 | ISBN 10: 1787470717

    A journey through the most unlikely of gardens: the oases of peace people create in the midst of war.  In this millennium, we have become war weary. From Afghanistan to Iraq, from Ukraine to South Sudan and Syria, from Kashmir to the West Ban ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil
    The Girl Who Smiled Beads - by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786090508 | ISBN 10: 1786090503

    When Clemantine Wamariya was six years old, her world was torn apart. She didn't know why her parents began talking in whispers, or why her neighbours started disappearing, or why she could hear distant thunder even when the skies were clear.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing Up in the Warsaw Ghetto by Mary Berg
    The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing Up in the Warsaw Ghetto - by Mary Berg

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786073402 | ISBN 10: 1786073404

    Mary Berg was fifteen when the German army poured into Poland in 1939. She survived four years of Nazi terror, and managed to keep a diary throughout.   This astonishing, vivid portrayal of life inside the Warsaw Ghetto ranks with the most sig ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Must Belong Somewhere by Jonathan Dean
    I Must Belong Somewhere - by Jonathan Dean

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781474604482 | ISBN 10: 147460448x

    From Sunday Times journalist Jonathan Dean, a journey into his family history, which throws up surprising parallels with the present-day refugee crisis.  Jonathan Dean's great-grandfather, David Schapira, lived a life of epic achievement and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dear World: A Syrian Girl
    Dear World: A Syrian Girl's Story of War and Plea for Peace - by Bana Alabed

    £10.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781471169557 | ISBN 10: 1471169553

    When eight-year-old Bana Alabed took to Twitter to describe the horrors she and her family were experiencing in war-torn Syria, her heartrending messages touched the world and gave a voice to millions of innocent children.   Bana’s happy chi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Battle for Home: Memoir of a Syrian Architect by Marwa al-Sabouni
    The Battle for Home: Memoir of a Syrian Architect - by Marwa al-Sabouni

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780500292938 | ISBN 10: 0500292930

    ‘Everyone in Syria has lived his war. Every day people have fought for their lives, every day has brought a bid for survival, but it is not only bodies that suffer; souls, too, go through these battles, dying a thousand times in anticipation, only ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Morning They Came for Us: Dispatches from Syria by Janine di Giovanni
    The Morning They Came for Us: Dispatches from Syria - by Janine di Giovanni

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408851104 | ISBN 10: 1408851105

    Winner of the Hay Festival Award for Prose Winner of the 2016 IWMF Courage in Journalism Award Shortlisted for the New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Excellence in Journalism Award   In May of 2012, Janine di Giovanni travelled to Syr ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea by Melissa Fleming
    A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea - by Melissa Fleming

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408708439 | ISBN 10: 1408708434

    This is the story of Doaa, an ordinary girl from a village in Syria, who in 2015 became one of five hundred people crammed on to a fishing boat setting sail for Europe. The boat was deliberately capsized, and of those five hundred people, eleven surv ... more

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  • Cover image of book From Syria with Love by Molly Masters
    From Syria with Love - by Molly Masters

    £10.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908041340 | ISBN 10: 190804134x

    A close-up portrait of children caught up in the Syria conflict. It brings together poems, pictures (previously displayed at the ‘From Syria With Love’ exhibition) and stories from young people living in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon, alongsid ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War by Susan Southard
    Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War - by Susan Southard

    £20.00   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780285643277 | ISBN 10: 0285643274

    "Politicians debating the nuclear deal with Iran would do well to spend some time with Southards Nagasaki. It does not tell us what to do. It only reminds us of the stakes."(Washington Post) On August 9th, 1945, the US dropped an atomic bomb on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gone to Ground: One Woman
    Gone to Ground: One Woman's Extraordinary Account of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany - by Marie Jalowicz-Simon

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781254141 | ISBN 10: 1781254141

    Thrilling and terrifying by turns, this is the gripping account of a young Jewish woman who survived the Second World War by going to ground in Berlin.   Berlin 1941. Marie Jalowicz Simon, a nineteen-year-old Jewish woman, makes an extraordina ... more

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  • Cover image of book After Auschwitz: A Story of Heartbreak and Survival by the Stepsister of Anne Frank by Eva Schloss
    After Auschwitz: A Story of Heartbreak and Survival by the Stepsister of Anne Frank - by Eva Schloss

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781444760712 | ISBN 10: 1444760718

    Eva was arrested by the Nazis on her fifteenth birthday and sent to Auschwitz. Her survival depended on endless strokes of luck, her own determination and the love and protection of her mother Fritzi, who was deported with her. When Auschwitz w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories from Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine by Refaat Alareer (Editor)
    Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories from Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine - by Refaat Alareer (Editor)

    £13.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781935982357 | ISBN 10: 1935982354

    Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories from Young Writers in Gaza, Palestine, edited by Refaat Alareer is a compelling collection of short stories from fifteen young writers in Gaza, members of a generation that has suffered immensely under Israels siege a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Meeting the Enemy: The Human Face of the Great War by Richard van Emden
    Meeting the Enemy: The Human Face of the Great War - by Richard van Emden

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408843352 | ISBN 10: 1408843358

    A British soldier walked over to the German front line to deliver newspapers; British women married to Germans became enemy aliens in their own country; a high-ranking British POW discussed his own troops heroism with the Kaiser on the battlefield ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Fort of Nine Towers by Qais Akbar Omar
    A Fort of Nine Towers - by Qais Akbar Omar

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447221753 | ISBN 10: 1447221753

    With all the emotional power of The Kite Runner, this is the very first true life account of growing up in Afghanistan, by a writer who still lives in Kabul. Qais Akbar Omars young life coincided with one of the most convulsive decades in Afghan h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let Me Tell You a Story: One Girl
    Let Me Tell You a Story: One Girl's Escape from the Nazis - by Renata Calverley

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408834527 | ISBN 10: 1408834529

    Przemysl, Poland, 1939. Two-year-old Renata is woken by her Mamusia in the middle of the night and bundled into the basement. The peacock quilt she is wrapped in reminds her of a story about a giant who guards a mysterious place called the Underworld ... more

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  • Cover image of book Giants: The Dwarfs of Auschwitz by Eilat Negev and Yehuda Koren
    Giants: The Dwarfs of Auschwitz - by Eilat Negev and Yehuda Koren

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849546539 | ISBN 10: 1849546533

    Through thick and thin, never separate. Stick together, guard each other, and live for one another.  As Hitlers war intensified, the Ovitz family would have good reason to stand by their mothers mantra. Descending from the cattle train into ... more

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  • Cover image of book Helga
    Helga's Diary: A Young Girl's Account of Life in a Concentration Camp - by Helga Weiss

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241959503 | ISBN 10: 0241959500

    Helga's Diary is a young girl's remarkable first-hand account of life in a concentration camp during World War II. Like The Diary of Anne Frank this is a publication of international importance and a book that will endure for decades.   In 1 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Survivor: Auschwitz, The Death March and My Fight for Freedom by Sam Pivnik
    Survivor: Auschwitz, The Death March and My Fight for Freedom - by Sam Pivnik

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444758399 | ISBN 10: 144475839x

    Now in his eighties, Sam Pivnik tells for the first time the story of his life, a true tale of survival against the most extraordinary odds. Sam Pivnik's life story is a classic testimony of Holocaust survival.   In 1939, on his thirteenth bi ... more

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  • Cover image of book These Wonderful Rumours! A Young Schoolteacher
    These Wonderful Rumours! A Young Schoolteacher's Wartime Diaries 1939-1945 - by May Smith

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781844088119 | ISBN 10: 1844088111

    'The People's War' comes to life in this wonderful diary of life on the Home Front during World War Two.  May Smith is twenty-four at the outbreak of World War Two; at night, the sirens wail, and the young men of the village leave to fight. But ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nagasaki: The Massacre of the Innocent and the Unknowing by Craig Collie
    Nagasaki: The Massacre of the Innocent and the Unknowing - by Craig Collie

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846274428 | ISBN 10: 1846274427

    The events of a few days in August 1945 brought WWII to an end. They also destroyed the city of Nagasaki and killed 80,000 of its inhabitants, half of them instantly.   Craig Collie is the first person to interview elderly survivors and desce ... more

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  • Cover image of book Radio Congo: Signals of Hope from Africa
    Radio Congo: Signals of Hope from Africa's Deadliest War - by Ben Rawlence

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781851689651 | ISBN 10: 1851689656

    In this compelling debut, Ben Rawlence sets out to gather the news that never travels far the news of the uneasy peace being made in the towns of Congos silent quarter. Rather than taking the direct flight suggested by aid workers and mercenaries, ... more

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  • Cover image of book To End All Wars: A Story of Protest and Patriotism in the First World War by Adam Hochschild
    To End All Wars: A Story of Protest and Patriotism in the First World War - by Adam Hochschild

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780330447447 | ISBN 10: 0330447440

    In this brilliant new work of history, Adam Hochschild follows a group of characters connected by blood ties, close friendships or personal enmities and shows how the war exposed the divisions between them. They include the brother and sister wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer by Caroline Stoessinger
    A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer - by Caroline Stoessinger

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781444737622 | ISBN 10: 1444737627

    An inspiring story of resilience and the power of optimism - the true story of Alice Herz-Sommer, the world's oldest living Holocaust survivor.   At 108 years old, the pianist Alice Herz-Sommer is an eyewitness to history. She has seen it all, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goodbye Sarajevo: A True Story of Courage, Love and Survival by Atka Reid and Hana Schofield
    Goodbye Sarajevo: A True Story of Courage, Love and Survival - by Atka Reid and Hana Schofield

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408827758 | ISBN 10: 1408827751

    May, 1992. Hana is twelve years old when her older sister Atka puts her on a UN evacuation bus fleeing the besieged city of Sarajevo. Thinking they will be apart for a short time, they make a promise to each other to be brave. But as the Bosnian war ... more

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  • Cover image of book Besieged: Life Under Fire on a Sarajevo Street by Barbara Demick
    Besieged: Life Under Fire on a Sarajevo Street - by Barbara Demick

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781847084118 | ISBN 10: 1847084117

    For four centuries, Logavina Street was a quiet residential road in a city known for its ethnic tolerance and cosmopolitan charm. Muslims, Christians, Serbs and Croats lived easily together, sharing an identity as Bosnians. Then the war tore their li ... more

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  • Cover image of book Treblinka: A Survivor
    Treblinka: A Survivor's Memory - by Chil Rajchman, translated by Solon Beinfeld

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781849163996 | ISBN 10: 1849163995

    Chil Rajchman, a Polish Jew, was arrested with his younger sister in 1942 and sent to Treblinka, a death camp where more than 750,000 were murdered before it was abandoned by German soldiers. His sister was sent to the gas chambers, but Rajchman esca ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Liberia: An African Odyssey in New York City by Jonny Steinberg
    Little Liberia: An African Odyssey in New York City - by Jonny Steinberg

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099524229 | ISBN 10: 0099524228

    On Park Hill Avenue in New York City, almost everyone is Liberian. Many fled here, survivors of a brutal civil war that claimed the lives of one in fourteen Liberians. But even an ocean away, the baggage of the past is difficult to leave behind. Stei ... more

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  • Cover image of book A People
    A People's History of World War II - by Marc Favreau

    £16.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781595581662 | ISBN 10: 1595581669

    "Ive lived about thirty-eight years after the war and about twenty years before. For me its B.W. and A.W. before the war and after the war. I suspect there are a lot of people like me."(Robert Rasmus, interviewed by Studs Terkel) The most ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Woman in Berlin by Anonymous
    A Woman in Berlin - by Anonymous

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844087976 | ISBN 10: 1844087972

    Between April 20th and June 22nd of 1945 the anonymous author of A Woman in Berlin wrote about life within the falling city as it was sacked by the Russian Army. Fending off the boredom and deprivation of hiding, the author records her experiences, o ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Was a Boy in Belsen by Tomi Reichental
    I Was a Boy in Belsen - by Tomi Reichental

    £13.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847172273 | ISBN 10: 184717227x

    In the last couple of years I realised that, as one of the last witnesses, I must speak out.   Tomi Reichental, who lost 35 members of his family in the Holocaust, gives his account of being imprisoned as a child at Belsen concentr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Finding Poland by Matthew Kelly
    Finding Poland - by Matthew Kelly

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099515999 | ISBN 10: 0099515997

    An expansive, insightful and moving history of the Polish experience during World War Two, and its lasting legacy.  Following the partitioning of Poland by Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939, Matthew Kellys great grandmother and her tw ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing by Darina Al-Joundi & Mohammed Kacimi, translated by Marjolijn de Jager
    The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing - by Darina Al-Joundi & Mohammed Kacimi, translated by Marjolijn de Jager

    £13.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781558616837 | ISBN 10: 1558616837

    Raised on Baudelaire, A Clockwork Orange, and fine Bordeaux in 1970s Lebanon, Darina Al-Joundi was encouraged by her unconventional father to defy all taboos. As the bombs fell, she lived an adolescence of excess and transgression, defying death in n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women in the First World War by Neil R. Storey and Molly Housego
    Women in the First World War - by Neil R. Storey and Molly Housego

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780747807520 | ISBN 10: 0747807523

    As millions of young men marched off to war, they left behind mothers, wives, sisters, and sweethearts who were determined to contribute to the British cause. Women enrolled as nurses to treat wounded soldiers, and over 700,000 became workers in fact ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Long Way From Paradise: Surviving the Rwandan Genocide by Leah Chishugi
    A Long Way From Paradise: Surviving the Rwandan Genocide - by Leah Chishugi

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844086573 | ISBN 10: 1844086577

    Leah Chishugi grew up in eastern Congo but, aged seventeen, she moved to Kigali, the Rwandan capital, to work as a model. She married and had a son. Then in 1994 she was caught up in the horrific conflict, and escaped only after being left for dead u ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sleeping On A Wire: Conversations with Palestinians in Israel by David Grossman
    Sleeping On A Wire: Conversations with Palestinians in Israel - by David Grossman

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099552284 | ISBN 10: 0099552280

    A ground-breaking and profundly important portrayal of the Arab population in Israel.  Israel: Jewish state and national homeland to Jews the world over. But a fifth of its population is Arab, a people who feel themselves to be an inseparable ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Happy Days In Hell by Gyorgy Faludy
    My Happy Days In Hell - by Gyorgy Faludy

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141193205 | ISBN 10: 0141193204

    My Happy Days in Hell (1962) is Gyorgy Faludy's grimly beautiful autobiography of his battle to survive tyranny and oppression. Fleeing Hungary in 1938 as the German army approaches, acclaimed poet Faludy journeys to Paris, where he finds a lover ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out of Exile: Narratives from the Abducted and Displaced People of Sudan by Edited by  Craig Walzer
    Out of Exile: Narratives from the Abducted and Displaced People of Sudan - by Edited by Craig Walzer

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781934781289 | ISBN 10: 1934781282

    Millions of people have fled from conflicts and persecution in all parts of this Northeast African country, and many thousands more have been enslaved as human spoils of war.  In this book, refugees and abductees recount their escapes from t ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Vietnam War Reader: American and Vietnamese Perspectives by Michael Hunt
    A Vietnam War Reader: American and Vietnamese Perspectives - by Michael Hunt

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141047027 | ISBN 10: 014104702x

    Nixon: I'd rather use a nuclear bomb. Have you got that ready? Kissinger: Now that, I think, would just be, uh, too much, uh - Nixon: A nuclear bomb, does that bother you? [Kissinger response virtually inaudible] Nixon: I just want ... more

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  • Cover image of book God Sleeps in Rwanda: A Personal Journey of Transformation by Joseph Sebarenzi, with Laura Ann Mullane
    God Sleeps in Rwanda: A Personal Journey of Transformation - by Joseph Sebarenzi, with Laura Ann Mullane

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781851687435 | ISBN 10: 1851687432

    The efficiency of the Hutu killers in the Rwandan genocide of 1994 exceeded that even of the Nazi Holocaust. It happened in front of the worlds eyes, every moment broadcast on television but nothing was done.  Among the 800,000 Tutsis kill ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bluebird: A Memoir by Vesna Maric
    Bluebird: A Memoir - by Vesna Maric

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847081193 | ISBN 10: 1847081193

    Vesna Maric was a typical sixteen year old when the Bosnian war started. As school broke up, shelling began. Snipers appeared in the cities and suddenly a trip to a cafe or an illicit cigarette became dangerous, impossible things. Maric and her siste ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bite of the Mango by Mariatu Kamara and Susan McClelland
    Bite of the Mango - by Mariatu Kamara and Susan McClelland

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408805190 | ISBN 10: 1408805197

    An astonishing story of one girl's journey from war victim to UNICEF Special Representative. As a child in a small rural village in Sierra Leone, Mariatu Kamara lived peacefully surrounded by family and friends. Rumours of rebel attacks were no m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Journal by Helene Berr
    Journal - by Helene Berr

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906694197 | ISBN 10: 1906694192

    From April 1942 to March 1944, Helene Berr, a recent graduate of the Sorbonne, kept a journal that is both an intensely moving, intimate, harrowing, appalling document and a text of astonishing literary maturity.   With her colleagues, she pl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hiroshima by John Hersey
    Hiroshima - by John Hersey

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141041865 | ISBN 10: 0141041862

    When the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in August 1945, killing 100,000 men, women and children, it was the beginning of a terrifying new episode in human history.   Written only a year after the disaster, John Hersey brought the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing up in the Warsaw Ghetto by Mary Berg
    The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing up in the Warsaw Ghetto - by Mary Berg

    £10.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781851685851 | ISBN 10: 1851685855

    On her fifteenth birthday, as the German army tightens its grip on Warsaw, Mary Berg begins writing her diary. She does not yet know that by the time she has filled twelve small notebooks she will have endured four years of Nazi terror and recorded i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Angel of Grozny: Life Inside Chechnya by Asne Seierstad, translated by Nadia Christensen
    The Angel of Grozny: Life Inside Chechnya - by Asne Seierstad, translated by Nadia Christensen

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781844083961 | ISBN 10: 1844083969

    In the early hours of New Year's Eve 1994, Russian troops invaded the Republic of Chechnya, plunging the country into a prolonged and bloody conflict. Asne Seierstad reported regularly on the war, describing its effects on those trying to live their ... more

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  • Cover image of book Night by Elie Wiesel
    Night - by Elie Wiesel

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141038995 | ISBN 10: 0141038993

    Born into a Jewish ghetto in Hungary, as a child, Elie Wiesel was sent to the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. This is his account of that atrocity: the ever-increasing horrors he endured, the loss of his family and his struggle ... more

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  • Cover image of book Letters from a Lost Generation: First World War Letters of Vera Brittain and Four Friends by Edited by Alan Bishop and Mark Bostridge
    Letters from a Lost Generation: First World War Letters of Vera Brittain and Four Friends - by Edited by Alan Bishop and Mark Bostridge

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781844085705 | ISBN 10: 1844085708

    "Nothing in the papers, not the most vivid and heart-rending descriptions, have made me realise war like your letters."(Vera Brittain to her fiance, Roland Leighton, 17 April 1915) Letters from a Lost Generation is a memorable selection of letters ... more

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  • Cover image of book Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East by Robert Fisk
    Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East - by Robert Fisk

    £18.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781841150086 | ISBN 10: 1841150088

    Rarely have first-hand reporting and history been so powerfully combined than in Robert Fisk's epic story of tragedy and betrayal in the Middle East. As his narrative of bloodshed and cruelty unfolds in Iraq, Afghanistan, Algeria, Iran, Palestine, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Baghdad Burning: Volume 2 by Riverbend
    Baghdad Burning: Volume 2 - by Riverbend

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780714531335 | ISBN 10: 0714531332

    'Suddenly, the house was filled with strange men, yelling out orders and stomping into rooms. It was chaotic. We could see flashing lights in the garden and lights coming from the hallways. I could hear Ammoo S. talking loudly outside telling them hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Shoot the Clowns: Taking a circus to the children of Iraq - by Jo Wilding

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781904456483 | ISBN 10: 1904456480

    'Don't shoot the clowns!' As a circus performer in a war zone these are the fist words you need to know in English and Arabic, especially if you are trying to help wounded civilians in a city under siege.Don't Shoot the Clowns is Jo Wilding's accoun ... more

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  • Cover image of book Behind the Lines: Revealing and Uncensored Letters from Our War-Torn World by Andrew Carroll
    Behind the Lines: Revealing and Uncensored Letters from Our War-Torn World - by Andrew Carroll

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780091903404 | ISBN 10: 0091903408

    For three exhausting years Andrew Carroll travelled the world, zealously collecting unpublished letters and emails from soldiers and civilians from over 35 different countries. The letters covered a staggering range of events, from World Wars I and I ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shockwave: The Countdown to Hiroshima by Stephen Walker
    Shockwave: The Countdown to Hiroshima - by Stephen Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780719566264 | ISBN 10: 0719566266

    6 August 1945, 9.15 a.m. Six miles above Hiroshima, the bombardier of the Enola Gay releases an atomic bomb into the freezing skies. Seconds later, the city is obliterated in a single, monumental blast of fire. The destruction is immediate and catast ... more

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  • Cover image of book Art Therapy and Political Violence:  With Art Without Illusion by Debra Kalmanowitz & Bobby Lloyd (editors)
    Art Therapy and Political Violence: With Art Without Illusion - by Debra Kalmanowitz & Bobby Lloyd (editors)

    £28.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781583919569 | ISBN 10: 1583919562

    Why art in war? The impact of political violence on individuals, families and communities can be extensive. Art therapy can provide an effective means of expressing, making meaning of, and at times transforming the resulting experiences of fear, los ... more

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  • Cover image of book Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 by Vera Brittain
    Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 - by Vera Brittain

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780860680352 | ISBN 10: 0860680355

    In 1914 Vera Brittain was eighteen and, as war was declared, she was preparing to study at Oxford. Four years later her life - and the life of her whole generation - had changed in a way that was unimaginable in the tranquil pre-war era. Testament o ... more

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  • Cover image of book On the Natural History of Destruction by W. G. Sebald
    On the Natural History of Destruction - by W. G. Sebald

    £9.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780140298000 | ISBN 10: 0140298002

    In the last years of World War 2, the Allies dropped a million tons of bombs on Germany. Yet the German people have been silent about the resulting devastation and loss of life, failing to recognise the terrible shadow that destruction from the air ... more

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  • Cover image of book From Enemy Territory: Pale Diary by Mladen Vuksanovic
    From Enemy Territory: Pale Diary - by Mladen Vuksanovic

    £9.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780863567261 | ISBN 10: 0863567266

    Set at the outbreak of the war in Bosnia, this diary penned by an award-winning journalist, the late Mladen Vuksanovic, records the extraordinary unfolding of events. He lived in the ski resort of Pale, 15km above Sarajevo. When Radovan Karadzic la ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
    The Complete Maus - by Art Spiegelman

    £16.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780141014081 | ISBN 10: 0141014083

    Combined for the first time here are Maus I: A Survivor's Tale and Maus II - the complete story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife, living and surviving in Hitler's Europe. By addressing the horror of the Holocaust through cartoons, the author captur ... more

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