Jacob Sherman

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Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control

Highly recommended. This work sheds light on misdeeds done in the name of American democracy and should have wide appeal among general readers.

Sudden Courage: Youth in France Confront the Germans, 1940–1945

Highly recommended for Francophiles and those interested in World War II; this work adds to World War II and French historiography.


The Strenuous Life: Theodore Roosevelt and the Making of the American Athlete

This work adds intriguing depth to Roosevelt histories. Highly recommended for cultural, presidential, and sport histories.

Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War

Released in time for the 75th anniversary of D-Day, this is possibly one last testament to those valiant soldiers who helped secured American victory.


Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators, and Assassins

Highly recommended for those seeking a better understanding of American foreign policy in action.

Defying Hitler: The Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule

Highly recommended for those wishing to comprehend life in Nazi Germany and what courage it took not to surrender to authority. This masterful work will best serve general audiences and historians alike. [See Prepub Alert, 10/15/18.]

Gray Day: My Undercover Mission To Expose America's First Cyber Spy

Part memoir, part true-crime, this fast-paced work is recommended for anyone interested in cybersecurity, Cold War history, and espionage tales.

Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day

Highly recommended for World War II aficionados and those seeking a great read in military history. [See Prepub Alert, 7/20/18.]

Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster

This gripping nonfiction account is highly recommended for Russophiles and fans of real-life dystopias.

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