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Richard Aldous

Richard Aldous is a professor of history at Bard College, where he holds the Eugene Meyer Chair. He is the author and editor of eleven books and is a contributor to television and radio on both sides of the Atlantic. Aldous’s writing appears regularly in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times Book Review, and The American Interest, where he is a contributing editor. He lives in Red Hook, New York.

Books by Richard Aldous

  1. Book CoverReagan and Thatcher: The Difficult Relationship


    An iconic friendship, an uneasy alliance—a revisionist account of the couple who ended the Cold War.More

  2. Book CoverSchlesinger: The Imperial Historian


    The first major biography of preeminent historian and intellectual Arthur Schlesinger Jr., a defining figure in Kennedy’s White House.More