His latest book is Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest.
One of Davis's six favorite books about World War I, as told to The Week magazine:
The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul FussellRead about the other books on the list.
If the war shattered the last vestiges of the old order, peace heralded the birth of modern times. This is the seminal book for understanding what the war implied for a "lost generation," and for the world to come.