The Peace and Conflict Reading List (2006 - 2013)

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Fiona Mackintosh

December 30, 2013

A list of the Peace and Conflict books read between 2006 and 2013. I haven't updated the list since 2013 though there are books to add to it ... I'll get around to it one of these days.

Read so far:

A Line in the Sand: Canadians at War in Afghanistan - by Capt. Ray Wiss, M.D.
A Solider First: Bullets, Bureaucrats & the Politics of War - by Gen. Rick Hillier
A Thousand Rooms of Dream and Fear (Afghanistan) - by Atiq Rahimi
BeLonging: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World (Poetry) - edited by Niloufar Talebi
Canada in Afghanistan: The War so Far - by Peter Pigott
Clearing the Way: Combat Engineers in Kandahar - edited by Maj. Mark Gasporotto
Earth and Ashes (Afghanistan) - by Atiq Rahimi
Enduring the Freedom: A Rogue Historian in Afghanistan - by Sean Maloney
Every Man in this Village is a Liar: An Education in War (Mid and Far East) - by Megan Stack
Fifteen Days: Stories of Bravery, Friendship, Life and Death from Inside the New Canadian Army (Afghanistan) - by Christie Blatchford
First In: An Insider's Account of how the CIA Spearheaded the War on Terror in Afghanistan - by Gary C. Schroen
First Soldiers Down: Canada's Friendly Fire Deaths in Afghanistan - by Ron Corbett
FOB Doctor: A Doctor on the Front-Lines in Afghanistan - by Capt. Ray Wiss, M.D.
Highway of Heroes: True Patriot Love (Afghanistan) - by Pete Fisher
Joker One: A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership and Brotherhood (Iraq) - Donovan Campbell
Kaboom: Embracing the Suck in a Savage Little War (Iraq) - by Matt Gallagher
Kabul Beauty School (Afghanistan) - by Deborah Rodriguez
Kandahar Tour: The Turning Point in Canada's Afghan Mission (Afghanistan) - by Lee Windsor and David Charters
Lethal Warriors: When the New Band of Brothers Came Home (Iraq) - by David Philips
Not on My Watch: The 21st Century Combat Medic - (Iraq/Afghanistan) by Josh Peters and Josh Fansler
Off to War: Voices of Soldiers' Children (Afghanistan/Iraq) - by Deborah Ellis
On Assignment in Afghanistan: Maritimers at War - by Chris Lambie
On Call in Hell: A Doctor's Iraq War Story - by Cdr. Richard Jadick
On the Road to Kandahar (Afghanistan) - by Jason Burke
Operation Homecoming: Iraq, Afghanistan and the Home Front in the Words of U.S. Troops - edited by Andrew Carroll
Opium Season (Afghanistan) - by Joel Hafvenstein
Outside the Wire: The War in Afghanistan in the Words of its Participants - edited by Kevin Patterson and Jane Warren
Pale Blue Hope: Death and Life in Asian Peacekeeping - by Ron S. Poulton
Paradise General: Riding the Surge at a Combat Hospital in Iraq - by Dr. Dave Hinda
Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned in a Combat Hospital (Iraq) - by Dr. Heidi Squier Kraft 
The Forever War (Iraq) - by Dexter Filkins
The Long Walk Home: Paul Franklin's Journey from Afghanistan - by Liane Faulder
The Patience Stone (Afghanistan) - by Atiq Rahimi
The Patrol: Seven Days in the Life of a Canadian Soldier in Afghanistan - by Ryan Flavelle
The Places in Between (Afghanistan) - by Rory Stewart
The Prince of Marshes (Iraq) - by Rory Stewart
The Savage War: The Untold Battles of Afghanistan - by Murray Brewster
The Taliban Don't Wave (Afghanistan) - by Rob Semper
The Things They Carried (Vietnam) - by Tim O'Brien
The Unexpected War: Canada in Afghanistan - by Janice Gross Stein and Eugene Lang
War (Afghanistan) - by Sebastian Junger
War Reporting for Cowards (Iraq) - by Chris Ayers
Witness to War: Reporting on Afghanistan 2004 - 2009 - by Adam Day

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