Books by Lynne Olson and Complete Book Reviews

Lynne Olson, Author . Random $28 (496p) ISBN 978-1-4000-6758-9
The Anglo-American alliance in WWII was not inevitable, writes former Baltimore Sun correspondent Olson (Troublesome Young Men ). In this ingenious history, he emphasizes the role of three prominent Americans living in London who helped bring it...
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Lynne Olson, Author Scribner Book Company $30 (464p) ISBN 978-0-684-85012-2
As Olson recounts it, the day after Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Ala., bus, the city's black leaders held a mass meeting to promote a boycott. It was December 1955, and the meeting was packed with ministers and others who...
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Lynne Olson. Random, $30 (576p) ISBN 978-1-4000-6974-3
It’s hard to recall, but going to war used to take a long time. The protracted two-year battle over F.D.R.’s gradual, hard-fought, bitter, and often necessarily devious campaign to prepare the U.S. for war and overcome powerful isolationist...
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Lynne Olson, Author . Farrar, Straus & Giroux $27 (436p) ISBN 978-0-374-17954-0
In 1930s England, faced with the gathering menace of fascism, 30 or so junior members of Parliament understood that Hitler would not be dissuaded by Prime Minister Chamberlain's policy of appeasement. Their rebellion against their leader and the
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Lynne Olson, Author, Stanley Cloud, Author . Knopf $27.50 (512p) ISBN 978-0-375-41197-7
Following up the acclaimed The Murrow Boys: Pioneers on the Frontlines of Broadcast Journalism, the authors offer a solid addition to WWII aviation history. The first all-Polish squadron in the Royal Air Force, the Kosciuszko Squadron was formed...
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Lynne Olson. Random, $30 (464p) ISBN 978-0-8129-9476-6
Historian and journalist Olson (Last Hope Island) vivifies the history of the French Resistance during WWII with a brilliant, cinematic biography of resistance leader Marie-Madeleine Fourcade. As Olson recounts, Fourcade was 31 in 1941, a mother of...
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