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Stephen Budiansky

STEPHEN BUDIANSKY was the national security correspondent and foreign editor of U.S. News & World Report, Washington editor of Nature, and editor of World War II magazine. He is the author of six books of military and intelligence history, including Blackett’s War, a Washington Post Notable Book. He has served as a Congressional Fellow, he frequently lectures on intelligence and military history, and his articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, The Economist, and other publications. He is a member of the editorial board of Cryptologia, the leading academic journal of codes, codebreaking, and cryptologic history.

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Blackett's War
Written by Stephen Budiansky
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 2013
$18.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-74363-3 (0-307-74363-2)

A Washington Post Notable Book

In March 1941, after a year of devastating U-boat attacks, the British War Cabinet turned to an intensely private, bohemian physicist named Patrick Blackett to turn the tide of the naval campaign. Though he is little remembered today, Blackett did as much as anyone to defeat Nazi...

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Code Warriors
Written by Stephen Budiansky
Knopf | Hardcover | June 2016
$30.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-35266-6 (0-385-35266-2)

A sweeping, in-depth history of NSA, whose famous “cult of silence” has left the agency shrouded in mystery for decades
 
The National Security Agency was born out of the legendary codebreaking programs of World War II that cracked the famed Enigma machine and other German and Japanese codes, thereby... Read more






Perilous Fight
Written by Stephen Budiansky
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2012
$17.95/20.50(Canada) | 978-0-307-45495-9 (0-307-45495-9)

In Perilous Fight, Stephen Budiansky tells the rousing story of the U.S. Navy during the War of 1812, when an upstart American fleet fought off the legendary Royal Navy and established America as a world power for the first time.
 
Through vivid re-creations of riveting and dramatic encounters at sea, Budiansky shows...

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