Fascism: A Warning
Praise for Madeleine Albright: `One of the most diverting political bios in recent memory' Entertainment Weekly `Her portraits of foreign leaders are lively and evocative...The result is a book that creates a sense of policy made by real people' New Yorker "Madeleine Albright has written a different kind of memoir...It's Albright unplugged" USA Today "Albright is frank, assertive...straight-shooting' New York Times `Showing us villainy, heroism, and agonizing moral dilemmas, Albright's vivid storytelling and measured analysis bring this tragic era to life' Publishers Weekly `I was totally blown away by this book. It is a breathtaking combination of the historical and the personal. Albright confronts the brutal realities of the Holocaust and the conflicted moral choices it led to. An unforgettable tale of fascism and communism, courage and realism, families and heartache and love' Walter Isaacson `A riveting tale of her family's experience in Europe during World War II [and] a well-wrought political history of the region, told with great authority...More than a memoir, this is a book of facts and action' Los Angeles Times `A compelling personal exploration of [Albright's] family's Jewish roots as well as an excellent history of Czechoslovakia from 1937 to 1948...Highly informative and insightful...I can't recommend Prague Winter highly enough' Washington Post `In the crowded field of memoirs written by former secretaries of state, Madeleine Albright's books stand out...Albright is a charming and entertaining storyteller' New York Review of Books `Albright's book is a sprightly historical narrative of this long decade...Her account of the destruction of inter-war Czechoslovakia, both as a geographical entity and as an idea of democracy, first by the Nazis and then by the Communists, is balanced and vivid' Economist `The fascinating story of a remarkable person who has served her country well' Dallas Morning News
Madeleine K. Albright was the 64th Secretary of State of the United States and the first woman to serve in that position. She is Chair of the Albright Stonebridge Group and Albright Capital Management. She is a Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Chair of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, and President of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. In 2012, Dr. Albright was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in recognition of her contributions to international peace and democracy.