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A meticulously researched and disturbing narrative of global integration and its limitations, encapsulating the contradictions of globalization in a single family who has used money, mobility, and technology to dramatically varied ends.
Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden From the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001by Steve Coll
The story of Bin Laden and the CIA to 2001.
Available for the first time in paperback, Steve Coll's trek across a socially and politically damaged South Asia Bestselling author Steve Coll is one of the preeminent journalists of the twenty-first century. His last two books, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars and New York Times bestseller The Bin Ladens, have been praised for their creative insight and complex yet compelling narratives-and have put him on par with journalists such as the legendary Bob Woodward. Now, for the first time ever, the paperback edition of On the Grand Trunk Road is finally available, revised and updated with new material. Focusing on Coll's journeys in conflict-ridden India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Afghanistan as a bureau chief for The Washington Post, On the Grand Trunk Road reveals a little-seen area of the world where violence, corruption, and greed have had devastating effects on South Asians from all walks of life. .
The Taking of Getty Oil: The Full Story of the Most Spectacular and Catastrophic Takeover of All Timeby Steve Coll
This book is about the family dispute on Getty Oil Company after the death J. Paul Getty's death in 1976.
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