Summer Reading List

Eight historians share the books they’ve enjoyed this year and reveal what’s on their ‘to-read’ pile. 

Book summary

‘We are living through extraordinary times’

Kim Ghattas, Author of Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Forty Year Rivalry that Unraveled the Middle East (Wildfire)

While I was writing Black Wave, I was completely focused on my research and gorged on books about the Middle East. The only distraction was fiction, including Agatha Christie, which is an excellent way to relax and disconnect. 

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