From Hollywood to the Western Front

A look at some of the best new history books

From Hollywood to the Western Front

Propaganda poster by Louis D. Fancher, 1917

Patrick Geoghegan takes a look at some of the best new history books, including an account of America's involvement in the final 47 days of the First World War, the construction of the United Nations building, the life and legacy of Bobby Sands, and the rise of Hollywood.