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Critical acclaim for The Secret War

Hailed as 'the best single volume yet written on the subject' by the Sunday Times, Max's new book, The Secret War, is an instant number one Sunday Times bestseller. Here are some of the fantastic reviews so far: Read More

Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914

In 1914, Europe plunged into the 20th century’s first terrible act of self-immolation - what was then called The Great War. On the eve of its centenary, Max Hastings seeks to explain both how the conflict came about and what befell millions of men and women during the first months of strife. Read More

Pritzker Military Library Literature Award

On Saturday 27 October 2012 at a dinner and ceremony at the Hilton Hotel in Chicago, Max was presented with the annual literary prize of the Pritzker Military Library, accompanied by a cheque for $100,000, for his contribution to military writing.   Read More