Saturday, September 13, 2014

Stephen L. Carter's six favorite books about the Cold War

Stephen L. Carter is a novelist and Yale law professor. His latest thriller is Back Channel.

One of Carter's six favorite books about the Cold War, as shared with The Week magazine:
Arms and Influence by Thomas Schelling

If you want to understand both the cleverness and the chilly pragmatism of America's Cold War strategy, read Nobel laureate Schelling's at once accessible and compelling 1966 book. You'll likely look at today's conflicts through very different eyes.
Read about the other entries on the list.

Influential books: Thomas C. Schelling.

Writers Read: Thomas C. Schelling (August 2007).

--Marshal Zeringue