One of Ackerman's six favorite books on war and rebellion, as shared at The Week magazine:
Shah of Shahs by Ryszard KapuścińskiRead about the other entries on the list.
A fever dream of a book — probably the best title on this list — about the fall of Iran's last shah. Nobody writes quite like Kapuscinski, whose style reads like an improbable blend of magic realism and journalism.
Shah of Shahs is among Kamin Mohammadi's top ten Iranian books.
The Page 69 Test: Green on Blue.
My Book, The Movie: Green on Blue.
My Book, The Movie: Dark at the Crossing.