10 Must-Read Cold War Books

30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, look back at the conflict that defined a generation.

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Buy Michael Beschloss on the Cold War at Amazon

Michael Beschloss on the Cold War

By Michael Beschloss

Buy The Falcon and the Snowman at Amazon

The Falcon and the Snowman

By Robert Lindsey

Buy Empire of Secrets at Amazon

Empire of Secrets

By Calder Walton

Buy Science of Coercion at Amazon

Science of Coercion

By Christopher Simpson

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The Cold War

By John Lewis Gaddis

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Command and Control

By Eric Shlosser

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The Cold War: A World History

By Odd Arne Westad

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Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956

By Anne Applebaum

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One Minute to Midnight

By Michael Dobbs