Foreign Affair’s Best Books of 2020

These are some of the best books of 2020 as selected by Foreign Affairs Magazine.
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Editor’s Pick

The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the Twenty-First Century

by Thant Myint – U

The Economists’ Hour: False Prophets, Free Markets, and the Fracture of Society

by Binyamin Appelbaum

Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All

by Martha S. Jones

Worldmaking After Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self – Determination

by Adom Getachew

The Light That Failed: Why the West Is Losing the Fight for Democracy

by Ivan Krastev and Stephen Holmes

The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty

by Daron Acemoghu and James A. Robinson

Economic | Social | Environmental

Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That Rules the World

by Branko Milanovic

Don’t Be Evil: How Big Tech Betrayed Its Founding Principles – and All of Us

by Rana Foroohar

Military | Scientific | Technological

The Napoleonic Wars: A Global History

by Alexander Mikaberidze

Divided Armies: Inequality and Battlefield Performance in Modern War

by Jason Lyall

Our Bodies, Their Battlefield: War Through the Lives of Women

by Christina Lamb

The United States

We’re Still Here: Pain and Politics in the Heart of America

by Jennifer M. Silva

It Was All a Lie: How the Republican Party Became Donald Trump

by Stuart Stevens

Isolationism: A History of America’s Efforts to Shield Itself From the World

by Charles A. Kupchan

Western Europe

The Brussels Effect: How the European Union Rules the World

by Anu Bradford

Stars With Stripes: The Essential Partnership Between the European Union and the United States

by Anthony Luzzatto Gardner

World in Danger: Germany and Europe in an Uncertain Time

by Wolfgang Ischinger

Eastern Europe and Former Soviet Republics

To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culture

by Eleonory Gilburd

Woodrow Wilson and the Reimagining of Eastern Europe

by Larry Wolff

Agent Sonya: Moscow’s Most Daring Wartime Spy

by Ben Macintyre

Middle East

The Hundred Year’s War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917 – 2017

by Rashid Khalidi

MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman

by Ben Hubbard

Hybrid Actors: Armed Groups and State Fragmentation in the Middle East

by Thanassis Cambanis, Dina Esfandiary, Sima Ghaddar, Michael Wahid Hanna, Aron Lund, and Renad Mansour

Asia and Pacific

Migration in the Time of Revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War

By Taomo Zhou

The Art of Political Control in China

by Daniel C. Mattingly

The Bhutto Dynasty: The Struggle for Power in Pakistan

by Owen Bennet – Jones


When There Was No Aid: War and Peace in Somaliland

by Sarah G. Phillips

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