Books by William Shawcross and Complete Book Reviews

William Shawcross, Author . Knopf $40 (1096p) ISBN 978-1-4000-4304-0
With unrestricted access to the queen mother's personal papers, letters and diaries, this respectful, mostly uncritical biography by veteran journalist Shawcross (Sideshow ) focuses on the courtship of Elizabeth (1900–2002), the daughter...
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William Shawcross. PublicAffairs, $26.99 (256p) ISBN 978-1-58648-975-5
Shawcross (Deliver Us from Evil), son of the chief British prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials, considers the legal and political issues surrounding the detention and trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the mastermind of the September 11 attacks. The...
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William Shawcross, Author Simon & Schuster $27.5 (448p) ISBN 978-0-684-83233-3
The end of the Cold War may have reduced the threat of nuclear catastrophe, but shooting wars continued to ravage the planet throughout the '90s. Shawcross (Sideshow, Murdoch, etc.), an award-winning journalist, takes inventory of a decade's worth...
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William Shawcross, Author . Simon & Schuster $35 (224p) ISBN 978-0-7432-2676-9
Celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee, this lavishly illustrated biography attempts to portray the monarch in both her personal and public capacities. Noted journalist Shawcross (Sideshow, etc.), who had the cooperation of the Palace,...
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William Shawcross, Author . Public Affairs $20 (272p) ISBN 978-1-58648-216-9
Once a prime critic of U.S. foreign policy in his much-acclaimed Sideshow (1979) , Shawcross has now become convinced that the U.S. is the only country capable of changing the world for the better. Arguably, the one common thread between Sideshow ...
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William Shawcross, Author Simon & Schuster $27.5 (496p) ISBN 978-0-671-67327-7
For this unauthorized biography of media baron Rupert Murdoch, a ``uniquely important'' information broker whose life has been ``an unending assault upon the world,'' Shawcross ( Sideshow ) had privileged access to Murdoch, to his colleagues and...
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William Shawcross, Author Simon & Schuster $19.45 (463p) ISBN 978-0-671-55231-2
By the author of Sideshow: Kissinger, Nixon, and the Destruction of Cambodia , this chronicles the forlorn journey into exile and death of Mohammed Reza Pahlavi. It is also about the Pahlavi regime, its relations with the British and American...
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